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Letters to policy makers around the world protesting attacks on the press.

20-December-99
Czech Republic: Journalist faces jail for "false" accusations
16-December-99
Peru: Fujimori regime cracks down on investigative press  [Versión en español]
16-December-99
Azerbaijan: Parliament adopts restrictive new media law
06-December-99
Zimbabwe: Two bullets and teddy bear are death threat for journalist Choto
2-December-99
Russia/Chechnya: Two journalist killed, two others missing
17-November-99
Colombia: Cali newspaper office bombed 
[Versión en español]
12-November-99
Venezuela: New constitution would restrict press freedom
[Versión en español]
10-November-99
Yugoslavia: Independent journalists under siege
10-November-99
Sri Lanka: New censorship regulations for journalists covering civil war
5-November-99
Russia: Krasnoyarsk journalist threatened over corruption reports
5-November-99
Iran: Editor charged with "insulting Islam" arrested for missing court date
5-November-99
Syria:Jailed journalist in poor health
5-November-99
Chechnya: Correspondent killed in Grozny rocket attack
1-November-99
Azerbaijani Authorities Close, Then Fine, Independent TV Station
29-October-99
Opposition media under siege in Cote d'Ivoire
29-October-99
Ukranian Government censors four opposition newspapers as presidential election nears
26-October-99
Bangladesh: Police pummel photographers at protest
18-October-99
Colombia: Radio journalist murdered
18-October-99
Democratic Republic of Congo: Journalist Pambu Diana passes one year in prison without trial
15-October-99
Palestine: Israeli authorities ban journalist from working in Israeli territory
15-October-99
Pakistan: CPJ urges new military leader to respect press freedom in Pakistan
13-October-99
Jordan: CPJ denounces Jordanian government practice of arresting journalists
12-October-99
Yemen: Court suspends opposition weekly for inciting "sectarianism" and "regionalism
07-October-99
Romania: Three independent journalists assaulted
05-October-99
Kuwait: Academic jailed for campus magazine article on Prophet Mohammad
05-October-99
Belarus: Lukashenko government bans nine local publications, some unpublished
01-October-99
Yugoslavia: CPJ protests police attacks on nine journalists covering anti-Milosevic demonstrations in Belgrade
30-September-99
Indonesia: Bureaucrats bear down on independent TV station
28-September-99
Zimbabwe: Tortured journalists to face trial for reporting on coup plot
23-September-99
Ukraine: Bureaucrats bear down on independent TV station
23-September-99
Colombia: Editor gunned down in restaurant
22-September-99
Indonesia: Dutch journalist killed in East Timor
21-September-99
Colombia: Journalist murdered in Valledupar
21-September-99
Iran: Banned newspaper's editor convicted of "insulting Islam"
20-September-99
Yemen: Government continues to harass independent press
17-September-99
Indonesia: Authorities threaten to prosecute blacklisted U.S. journalist Allan Nairn
17-September-99
Palestine: Security officials arrest TV journalist for "dangerous security reasons"
16-September-99
Israel: Lebanese reporter abducted by Israeli security forces in occupied south Lebanon
14-September-99
Syria: Ailing journalist Nizar Nayyouf still in solitary confinement
14-September-99
Indonesia: American journalist detained in East Timor
13-September-99
Malaysia: High court jails Canadian journalist for contempt
10-September-99
Armenia: Opposition editor convicted of libel after running corruption allegations
10-September-99
Burundi: Defense minister threatens journalists covering Hutu rebel insurgency
10-September-99
Cote d'Ivoire: Two journalists jailed for publishing false news
09-September-99
Sri Lanka: Opposition editor murdered
03-September-99
Russia: Local government harasses Vladivostok radio station for airing report on corruption
03-September-99
Indonesia: Journalists covering East Timor referendum face violence, intimidation
26-August-99
Colombia: Mysterious hate pamphlet includes three journalists on enemies list
26-August-99
Kenya: Accused of corruption, high court judges react harshly against journalist
26-August-99
Kyrgyzstan: Editor flees police harassment
25-August-99
Jordan: Editor jailed for covering alleged sexual harassment by PM's son
25-August-99
Indonesia: American journalist barred from covering East Timor
25-August-99
Sierra Leone: Peacekeepers make war on local press
24-August-99
Egypt: Three journalists jailed for libel
24-August-99
Sri Lanka: Tamil rebels attack newspaper office in Jaffna
20-August-99
Russia: Journalists in Dagestan and Chechnya face censorship, abduction
16-August-99
Angola: Government cracks down on TV station for airing Savimbi interview
13-August-99
Colombia: Sad end for political humorist
12-August-99
Indonesia: Aceh Editor Attacked
11-August-99
Indonesia: Journalist murdered
09-August-99
Ukraine: Four TV stations yanked off the air
09-August-99
Iran: Independent newspaper banned for five years
06-August-99
Azerbaijan: New upsurge in assaults on journalists
04-August-99
Sierra Leone: Four journalists released
04-August-99
Yemen: Two journalists convicted on political charges
03-August-99
Kazakstan: Government tries to blackmail opposition editor
02-August-99
The Gambia: Government cracks down on feisty independent newspaper
02-August-99
Thailand: Government replies to CPJ protest about minister's intimidation of Thai Poststaff
29-July-99
Democratic Republic of Congo: Despite peace accord, no release in sight for two jailed journalists
29-July-99
Belarus: Government wields defamation statutes to muzzle press
28-July-99
India: Dam essay lands writer Arundhati Roy in hot water
28-July-99
Iran: Press crackdown continues
27-July-99
Jordan: Intelligence agents snatch local journalist
26-July-99
Panama: Proposed "reform" of gag law would further restrict press
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26-July-99
Bulgaria: Mystery thugs maul reporter
21-July-99
Philippines: President accused of masterminding ad boycott
20-July-99
CPJ protests Grigory Pasko conviction
19-July-99
Pakistan: Legislator seeks to bar journalist Najam Sethi from public life
16-July-99
Angola: Government replies to CPJ protest
15-July-99
Thailand: Government official invades newspaper office, threatens editor
15-July-99
Croatia: Government uses "business secrets" law to harass journalists
15-July-99
Iran: CPJ protests official campaign to silence opposition media
01-July-99
Solomon Islands: Government Imposes Harsh Media Regulations under State of Emergency
28-June-99
Bosnia:Senad Avdic Convicted on Charges of Criminal Libel
25-June-99
Pakistan: Travel restrictions imposed on editor Najam Sethi.
24-June-99
Peru: CPJ protests arrest of former television station manager as part of campaign against the independent press Haga click aquí para la versión en español
23-June-99
CPJ Disturbed by the Persecution of Najam Sethi in Pakistan
22-June-99
Kuwait: Television station shut down
17-June-99
The Committee to Protect Journalists Strongly Condemns the Arrest and Indictments of Bartolo Ortíz and Carlos Orellana
Haga click aquí para la versión en español.
14-June-99
CPJ Concerned for the safety of Jesús Barraza
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Los Angeles Times Editorial: CRUSADER'S LIFE IN THE BALANCE "Copyright, 1999, Los Angeles Times. Reprinted by permission."
10-June-99
Andrew Finkel Indicted in Istanbul
09-June-99
CPJ is deeply concerned over the comments made by the Minister of Social Communication, Hendrik Vaal Neto
8-June-99
The Committee to Protect Journalists Alarmed by Arrest and Indictment of Hasan Deniz
04-June-99
India: Government bans Pakistan Television from local cable
03-June-99
Najam Sethi, editor of the The Friday Times. Released
24-May-99
Committee to Protect Journalists Alarmed By Efforts Of The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) To Silence Media
21-May-99
Tunisia:Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik Assaulted
19-May-99
Committee to Protect Journalists Is Outraged By Conviction of Journalist Oral Calislart
14-May-99
Editor and Publisher Ricardo Gangeme Murdered
13-May-99
Journalist Jesús Barraza and his Family Threatened
10-May-99
Veteran Journalist Najam Sethi Arrested
07-May-99
Turkey:CPJ Expresses Dismay Over Goktepe Verdict
07-May-99
Iran:CPJ Protests Reported Arrest of Azeri Journalist
06-May-99
CPJ Calls on Algeria to Locate Two 'Disappeared' Journalists Appeal Marks Fourth Anniversary of Djamel Eddine Fahassi's Abduction
06-May-99
Sudan:CPJ Expresses Dismay Over Alleged Torture of Journalist
05-May-99
Government-Sponsored Attacks Continue Against Journalists in Pakistan
30-April-99
Tunisian Authorities' Continue to Harass Ben Brik
30-April-99
Sudanese Forces Arrest Muhammad Abdel Sid, Correspondent for the London-based Daily Al-Sharq al-Awsat
23-April-99
State-run Radio and Television of Serbia (RTS) Target of NATO Missle Attack
23-April-99
Chilean Journalist Alejandra Matus Prosecuted by Chilean Government
22-April-99
Alejandra Matus Prosecuted For Her Book, "The Black Book of Chilean Justice."
19-April-99
Paramilitary Groups Attacks Press in Indonesia
09-April-99
Algerian Government Places Restrictions on the Foreign Media
31-March-99
Re: Palestine News Agency shut down by Israeli government
10-March-99
Re: Zambian Government Lashes Out at The Post, Arrests Six Journalists
4-March-99
Re: Panama Uses Gag Laws to Muzzle Press
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10-Feb-99
Re: Nigerian Police Raid Press Office
9-Feb-99
Re: Journalist Detained in Mozambique
3-Feb-99
Re: Cuba Cracks Down on Independent Press
3-Feb-99
Re: Russia Prosecutes Radio Journalist Altaf Galeyev
1-Feb-99
Jang Group of Newspapers Targeted by Government
23-Jan-99
Re: Journalists Tortured in Zimbabwe
13-Jan-99
Re: Yugoslavia Prosecutes City Radio's Nikola Duric
22-Dec-98
Re: Democratic Republic of Congo Arrests Female Journalists
18-Dec-98
Re: Journalists Jailed in Uganda
18-Dec-98
Re: Palestine Cracks Down on Broadcast Media
16-Dec-98
Re: Peru Arrests Radio Journalist for Terrorism
15-Dec-98
Jang Group of Newspapers Intimidated by Government
15-Dec-98
Re: Journalist Killed in Burkino Faso
14-Dec-98
Re: Crackdown on Press Continues in Pakistan
10-Dec-98
Re: Ailing Journalist and Others Remain in Kuwait Prison for Life Sentence
10-Dec-98
Re: Journalists Assaulted in Liberia
10-Dec-98
Re: Journalist Tara Singh Hayer Murdered in Canada
9-Dec-98
Re: CPJ Protests Arrest of BBC Correspondents in Sierra Leone
30-Nov-98
Re: Police Raid the Homes and Threaten The Families of Journalists In Pakistan
23-Nov-98
Re: CPJ Protests Restrictions on Foriegn Journalists in Indonesia
23-Nov-98
Re: CPJ Appeals to Pope on Behalf of Congolese Journalists
19-Nov-98
Re: Bangladesh Arrests Publisher and Editor of Jago Mujahid
17-Nov-98
Re: Editor Assaulted in Uganda
9-Nov-98
Re: South African Soldiers Search Home of Lesotho Journalist
Letter to South African president Nelson Mandela
Letter to Lesotho prime minister Pakalitha Mosisili
9-Nov-98
Re: Heightened Concern for Saftey of Journalists in Peru
3-Nov-98
Re: KLA Sentences Two Reporters to 60 Days Imprisonment
29-Oct-98
Re: Niger Cracks Down on Independent Media
27-Oct-98
Re: Colombia Suspends Radio Station
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27-Oct-98
Re: Liberia Restricts Brodcast and Internet Freedom
26-Oct-98
Re: Togo Arrests Newspaper Editor on Defamation Charges
22-Oct-98
Re: Government Official Threatens Press in Kenya
16-Oct-98
Re: Cuba Jails Journalist Manuel Antonio González Castellanos
13-Oct-98
Re: Crackdown on Independent Press in Yugoslavia
13-Oct-98
Re: Russia Tries Journalist for Treason
7-Oct-98
Re: China Expels Japanese Journalist
7-Oct-98
Re: Newspaper Publisher Bory Seyni Assaulted by Niger Interior Minister
5-Oct-98
Re: Cambodia Threatens to Close Two Independent Newspapers and Expel Foreign Journalists
2-Oct-98
Re: Attacks by Israeli Police Against Palestinian Journalists
2-Oct-98
Re: CPJ Alarmed by Threats to Independent Journalists in Serbia
30-Sept-98
Re: Kazakstan AuthoritiesShut Down Independent Newspaper
30-Sept-98
Re: Criminal Libel Action Against Indonesian Reporter

18-Sept-98

Re: Iran Closes Newspaper Tous

18-Sept-98
Re: Syrian Journalist Nizar Nayyouf Gravely Ill
15-Sept-98
Re: 34 Journalists Attacked in Azerbaijan
14-Sept-98
Re: China Arrests Noted Journalist Shi Binhai
14-Sept-98
Re: IRNA Journalist Mahmoud Saremi Killed in Afghanistann
10-Sept-98
Re: Palestinian Authority Continues Detention of Sheikh Abdullah
al-Shami for Writings
8-Sept-98
Re: Bomb Injures 10 Journalists in Macau
8-Sept-98
Re: Congolese Soldiers Raid Offices of Magazine La Rue Meurt
8-Sept-98
Re: Journalist Fabien Fortune Bitoumbo Murdered in Congo
3-Sept-98
Re: China Detains CBS Television Producer Natalie Liu
3-Sept-98
Re: Journalist Okezie Amaruben Killed by Police in Nigeria

28-Aug-98

Re: CPJ Protests Death Threats Against Homero Aridjis

27-Aug-98

Re: CPJ Condemns Murder of Colombian Journalist

20-Aug-98

Re: CPJ, Article 19, and Reporters Sans Frontieres Unite in Protest of Jordanian Press Law

20-Aug-98

Re: Censorship Worsens in Sri Lanka

19-Aug-98

Re: Slovak Journalist Detained and Beaten by Police

14-Aug-98

Re: Threat of Censorship Grows in Malaysia

12-Aug-98

Re: Colombian Journalist Amparo Leonor Jiménez Pallares Murdered

7-Aug-98
Re: Romanian Journalists Sentenced to Jail for Libel

3-Aug-98

Re: Draft Law Imperils Jordanian Journalists

24-July-98

Re: Court Orders Iranian Newspaper to Close

21-July-98

Re: Editor Bhuyan Attacked in India

17-July-98

Re: Algeria Expels 70 Journalists From Govt. Hotel

17-July-98

Re: Journalists Imprisoned in S. Korea for Defamation

15-July-98

Re: Malaysian Editor Resigns Under Pressure From Govt.

15-July-98

Re: Defamation Suits Threaten to CloseSamoa Observer

13-July-98

Re: CPJ Asks Mexican President to Safeguard Journalists
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9-July-98

Re: Imprisoned Egyptian Journalists

6-July-98

Re: Nepal Cracks Down on Press

24-June-98

Re: Growing Danger in Bangladesh

23-June-98

Re: China Revokes Visas of Journalists in Clinton Entourage

23-June-98

Re: Tunisia Harasses Taoufik Ben Brik

18-June-98

Re: Sri Lankan Journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge Attacked

18-June-98

Re: Cuba Sentences Journalist to Forced Labor

12-June-98

Re: Murder of Russian Journalist Larisa Yudina

10-June-98

Re: Turkey to Imprison Ragip Duran

10-June-98

Re: Cambodian Journalist Shot