Israeli soldiers deploy during clashes in the West Bank city of Ramallah following a raid on December 10, 2018, one day after a drive-by shooting attack next to a settlement in which many Israelis were injured. Israeli forces raided the offices of the official Palestinian news agency, and detained a Palestinian journalist. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
Israel raids Palestinian news agency, detains journalist in the West Bank
Nicaraguan police raid independent Radio Dario
A police officer stands guard after members of the press wrote messages on the street during a protest against the murder or disappearance of more than 140 journalists in Mexico since 2000, in front of the National Palace in Mexico City on June 1, 2018. The body of journalist Alejandro Márquez Jiménez was found on December 1, 2018, near Tepic, the capital of the northwestern state of Nayarit. (AFP/Yuri Cortez)
Mexican journalist shot dead in Nayarit
Shoppers are pictured at the Golden Horn in Istanbul's Eminonu district in November 2018. An appeals court in the city has upheld sentences for five journalists who took part in the Özgür Gündem solidarity campaign. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week beginning November 25, 2018
Turkey's Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, pictured at a press conference in Ankara in August 2018. A Turkish newspaper is accused of insulting the minister through its reporting. (AFP/Adem Altan)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of November 8, 2018
A member of the Capital Gazette takes part in a candlelight vigil near the newspaper's office on June 29. Several local newsrooms are reassessing security after the deadly attack. (Reuters/Leah Millis)
Panic buttons, cameras, and a gun under the desk: Local newsrooms update security in wake of Capital Gazette attack
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
Acts of Intimidation: In Pakistan, journalists' fear and censorship grow even as fatal violence declines
Reuters/Henry Romero
The U-turn: Moreno steers Ecuador away from Correa's media repression

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CPJ, RSF call on Philippines to end its persecution of Rappler and Maria Ressa

CPJ and RSF call on the Philippine prosecutor general to end the legal harassment of Rappler and the website's founder and executive editor, Maria Ressa.

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