Bolivian President Evo Morales is seen in La Paz on August 7, 2019. Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal recently restricted the dissemination of a public poll that showed Morales in a tight race in next month's election. (Reuters/David Mercado)
Bolivian court restricts publication of poll showing tight re-election race for President Morales
Police are seen in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on September 3, 2016. Police recently arrested blogger Nodirbek Hojimatov in Shahrikhan. (AP/Umida Akhmedova)
Uzbek blogger Nodirbek Hojimatov sentenced to 10 days in prison for Facebook post
Aleksei Pukach is seen at a Kiev district court on January 29, 2013. Pukach was convicted in the 2000 murder of journalist Georgy Gongadze, and is now appealing his life sentence. (AFP/Sergei Supinsky)
Man convicted of murdering Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze appeals life sentence
Marija Pejcinovic Buric is seen after being elected as Secretary General of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, on June 26, 2019. CPJ and other organizations recently sent a letter to Pejcinovic Buric, urging her to prioritize press freedom issues. (AFP/Patrick Hertzog)
CPJ joins call for new Council of Europe head to prioritize press freedom
A screen shot of an OONI Explorer search result documenting the blocking of an online news report about censorship on a network in the United Arab Emirates in August 2019.
Q&A: OONI Explorer team unlock the web’s untold censorship stories
Former staffers of the Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet--cartoonist Musa Kart (C), columnist Guray Oz (L), board member Onder Celik (L2), layers Mustafa Kemal Gungor (R2), and columnist Hakan Kara (R)--speak with journalists after their release near from Kandira prison, in Kandira, Turkey, on September 12, 2019. A joint mission to Turkey found that the press freedom situation remains highly restrictive, despite some room for very cautious optimism. (Stringer/Cumhuriyet Daily Newspaper/AFP)
Press freedom situation in Turkey remains highly restrictive, despite some room for very cautious optimism, joint mission finds
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)
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)
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CPJ calls on UN Secretary-General Guterres to push for release of Azimjon Askarov in Kyrgyzstan

CPJ writes to UN Secretary-General António Guterres urging him to call on the government of Kyrgyzstan to release unjustly imprisoned journalist and human rights defender Azimjon Askarov.

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