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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, February 2011

Protesters in Tahrir Square. (AP/Emilio Morenatti)

CPJ's Attacks on the Press launched

Global and regional institutions with a responsibility to guard press freedom are largely failing to fulfill their mandate as journalists worldwide continue to face threats, imprisonment, intimidation, and killings, according to Attacks on the Press, a yearly survey released on February 15 by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Attacks on the Press is a comprehensive guide to international press freedom, with thorough analyses of the key factors that obstruct a free press by CPJ's regional experts. It includes a special feature on the invisible nature of online attacks meant to curb journalists, including online surveillance, malicious software, and the elimination of news sites from the Internet.

February 18, 2011 5:52 PM ET

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, January 2011

A December suicide attack in Pakistan's Mohmand tribal district claimed the lives of two journalists. (Reuters/Umar Qayyum)

2011 begins with a bang

Barely a month into the new year, multiple crises have kept CPJ on emergency call. Crackdowns in Ivory Coast and Belarus, along with oppressive legislation in Hungary, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam, leave no doubt that those seeking to silence independent media are well energized.

January 26, 2011 4:39 PM ET

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