Soldiers are seen in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar on February 2, 2018. The Myanmar military recently sued independent news outlet The Irrawaddy for defamation over its coverage. (Reuters/Lynn Bo Bo/Pool)
Myanmar military sues The Irrawaddy for criminal defamation over conflict coverage
People wait in line at a government-run grocery store in Havana, Cuba, on April 17, 2019. Cuban police detained and beat journalist Roberto Jesús Quiñones in Guantánamo on April 22. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Cuban police detain and beat journalist Roberto Jesús Quiñones in Guantánamo
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks to media on October 27, 2016. The president recently provided information to a Philippine daily alleging media and human rights organizations were plotting a coup against him. (Reuters/Issei Kato)
Philippine news and human rights organizations accused of 'plot' against Duterte
The Supreme Court, pictured on April 15, is due to hear arguments in a case brought by South Dakota daily, the Argus Leader, that centers around exemptions to Freedom of Information Act requests. (AFP/Eric Baradat)
Supreme Court could limit FOIA, curtail investigative reporting
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, pictured giving a speech in Ankara on April 18, lashed out at a Financial Times report on Turkey's economy. (Presidential Press Service via AP/Pool)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of April 14, 2019
A billboard for Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, who won re-election in February. (CPJ/Jonathan Rozen)
'You cannot muzzle the media': Nigerian journalists on press freedom under Buhari
Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo is led handcuffed from a court in Yangon in September. He and colleague Wa Lone are serving seven-year prison sentences in Myanmar. (Reuters/Ann Wang)
Hundreds of journalists jailed globally becomes the new normal
A tribute to victims of an April 2018 suicide attack in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, that killed at least nine journalists. (AP/Rahmat Gul)
Getting Away with Murder
Customs and Border Protection agents pictured at Los Angeles International Airport in January 2017. The agency’s  power to search electronic devices without warrant has serious implications for press freedom. (Reuters/Patrick T. Fallon)
Nothing to declare: Why U.S. border agency's vast stop and search powers undermine press freedom

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CPJ calls on Maldives to empower commission on enforced disappearances and murders

CPJ writes to the speaker of the People's Majlis, asking him to strengthen press freedom in the Maldives and commit to pursuing justice and ending impunity by calling for a vote on a bill to grant investigative powers to the presidential commission on enforced disappearances and murders.

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