Freelance journalist Frank Chikowore visited CPJ this week
after receiving the Tully Center Free Speech Award
We issued the following statement in response to the killing of reporter Francis Kainda Nyaruri of the private Weekly Citizen, whose decapitated body was found Thursday in a forest in western Kenya.
The Hong Kong police announced on Monday they would
investigate the alleged assault on photographer Richard Jones by
On Friday, as we welcomed the
release of a journalist kidnapped in
New York, January 16, 2009--CPJ welcomes the release of a freelance Somali photojournalist and two Somali drivers on Thursday but remains deeply concerned for the fate of two foreign freelance reporters who have been held since their abduction on August 23, 2008, by unknown gunmen.
New York, January 16, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the health of a Zimbabwean photojournalist who was denied bail today despite allegations that he was tortured while in police detention in the capital Harare.
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