Journalists Herbert Zziwa, right, and Ronald Muwanga are pictured shortly after being released from Gulu Central Police station. (Daily Monitor/Julius Ocungi)
Ugandan security personnel arrest, assault journalists covering electoral unrest
Nigerian journalist Samuel Ogundipe, who was detained August 14 by Nigerian police. (Premium Times)
Nigerian journalist jailed for refusing to reveal source
A bridge during sunset in Bogota, Colombia in May 2018. A Bogota court sentenced José Miguel Narváez to 30 years in prison for instigating the murder of Colombian journalist, comedian, and peace activist Jaime Garzón. (Reuters/Henry Romero)
Mastermind convicted in 1999 murder of Colombian journalist Jaime Garzón
Google's logo is seen outside its office in Beijing. If the company were to launch a censored news app in China, it would send a message to other companies and other countries that trading press freedom principles for access to lucrative markets is acceptable. (Reuters/Thomas Peter)
Google complicity in Chinese censorship could endanger press freedom elsewhere
A man shops at the gallery on August 16, 2018 near the Istiklal avenue, at Beyoglu district, in Istanbul. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of August 13, 2018
A picture representing a mugshot of the Twitter bird--Twitter's logo--is seen on a smartphone with a Turkish flag on March 26, 2014, in Istanbul, during the ban of the platform for about two weeks in the country. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
How Turkey silences journalists online, one removal request at a time
On the table
On the table: Why now is the time to sway Rouhani to meet his promises for press freedom in Iran
A colleague of Iraqi reporter Shifa Gardi lights a candle at a vigil for her in the Rudaw TV office in Erbil. Iraq is the deadliest country for journalists in 2017. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
In absence of fresh military conflict, journalist killings decline again

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CPJ calls on EU's Mogherini to assist scores of journalists trapped in southern Syria

CPJ writes to EU's Mogherini to request assistance with the protection of scores of journalists who remain in southern Syria at grave risk. The more than 60 journalists are in danger of arrest and torture because of their work.

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