President Donald Trump walks toward the Oval Office after posing for photographers with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on November 13. Turkey detained at least six journalists in the same week as Erdoğan's visit to the U.S. (AP/Evan Vucci)
As Erdoğan visits Trump, Turkey jails more journalists
Residents and a rescue worker carry the body of a man killed in an airstrike in Syria's Idlib province, on November 10, 2019. A journalist for the Kafr Rumah Media Office was killed during shelling in the region. (AFP/Abdulaziz Ketaz)
Syrian photojournalist al-Yousef killed as forces shell southern Idlib
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) gestures as he looks at the diorama of the new Philippine National Police Academy during the 118th anniversary of the service, at the Camp Crame headquarters in Manila on August 9, 2019. A radio journalist was killed in the central Philippines on November 7, 2019. (AFP/Noel Celis)
Radio journalist Dindo Generoso shot and killed in the Philippines
The logo of Russia's state communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, is reflected in a laptop screen in February 2019. Research by Censored Planet shows how Russia has imposed its censorship model in the past seven years. (Reuters/Maxim Shemetov)
Laws, cheap web filters arm Russia to block news, says Censored Planet
Covers of CPJ's 'Attacks on the Press' books. Starting in 1987, the annual publication acted as a database of press freedom violations. (CPJ/Mustafa Hameed)
CPJ deepens database of attacks on the press
A woman walks past Rapid Intervention Battalion members as they patrol in the city of Buea in October 2018. CPJ and others are calling on the ACHPR to address human rights violations in Cameroon's Anglophone regions. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)
African Union must act on Cameroon’s human rights violations
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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London on September 29, 2018. He was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2. (Middle East Monitor/Handout via Reuters)
More journalists killed on the job as reprisal murders nearly double
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)
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CPJ, RSF call on Haitian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders urge Haitian authorities to take steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists, and communicate the results to the public in a timely manner.

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