Children play outside a closed store in Hebron in March 2018. Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian photojournalist in the city on June 11. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
Israeli forces arrest Palestinian freelance photojournalist in the West Bank
Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir speaks to parliament in the capital, Khartoum, in April. Sudanese authorities are harassing the critical press by censoring news outlets and questioning journalists. (AFP/Ashraf Shazly)
Sudanese authorities prevent papers from distributing, question reporters
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni displays his inked finger after voting on February 18, 2016. In June 2018, Museveni and government officials verbally attacked and threatened the Ugandan media. (Reuters/James Akena)
Ugandan president, officials verbally attack and threaten media
Muharrem Ince, presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), addresses his supporters during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey on June 3, 2018. Presidential and parliamentary elections are scheduled for June 24 and the ruling Justice and Development Party has been leaning on the media to provide them with favorable coverage, according to reports. (Reuters/Huseyin Aldemir)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 4, 2018
Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko, left, visits the office of the Crimean Tatar channel, ATR, in Kiev, Ukraine on May 31, 2018. (Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko)
'I don't feel safe now': Journalists in Ukraine anxious after Babchenko operation
The Republic monument in Antalya, Turkey in March 2018. Turkish authorities detained for several hours on May 28 journalist Ali Ergin Demirhan on suspicion that he made
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 28, 2018
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
Journalists and protesters hold placards outside an Istanbul court on October 31, 2017, calling for the release of jailed colleagues, including Turkish reporter Ahmet Şık. Turkey is the worst jailer of journalists in 2017. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Record number of journalists jailed as Turkey, China, Egypt pay scant price for repression
A vigil in Sliema, Malta, for Daphne Caruana Galizia, a critical blogger killed in a car bombing in October 2017. (AFP/Matthew Mirabelli)
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CPJ calls on Malaysia's Mahathir to prioritize press freedom

CPJ calls on newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to prioritize the promotion and protection of press freedom, and to immediately take action to repeal the recently enacted "fake news" law and other restrictive legislation.

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