People walk past street vendors outside a mosque in Amman, Jordan, on June 6, 2018. A journalist was imprisoned over an article on a private hospital on January 2, 2019. (Reuters/Ammar Awad)
Jordanian journalist imprisoned over article on private hospital
American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi seen at a television studio in Tehran, Iran. She was detained in the U.S. on January 13, 2018. (Press TV via Associated Press)
CPJ concerned about US detention of Iranian TV journalist
The Accra International Conference Centre screened a documentary by undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas in Accra, Ghana, on June 7, 2018. Ahmed Hussein Suale Divela, who was involved in the film, was murdered on January 16. (Francis Kokoroko/Reuters)
Investigative journalist Ahmed Divela shot dead in Ghana
News crews set up inside in the Air Force One Pavilion in 2016 to report of the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan. Female journalists working for local broadcasters across the U.S. have spoken of the threats and unwanted attention they have to deal with. (Getty Images/AFP/David McNew)
For local female journalists in US, rape threats, stalkers, harassment can come with the beat
An anti-government rally in Khartoum on January 13. Several journalists are detained and Sudanese authorities are censoring newspapers to try to limit coverage of the unrest. (AP)
Sudan responds to anti-Bashir coverage with censorship and arrests
Istanbul's airport, pictured in October 2018. Turkish authorities on January 17 deported a Dutch journalist whom it said was alleged to have links to terrorism. (AP/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 13, 2019
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)
Getting Away with Murder
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

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CPJ calls on Jammu and Kashmir governor to release journalist Aasif Sultan

CPJ calls on the governor of India's Jammu and Kashmir state to release journalist Aasif Sultan, who has been held by state police since August 2018, and drop all legal proceedings against him.

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