Police officers are seen in Tanauan city, Philippines, on July 4, 2018. Police are investigating the recent shooting of journalist Benjie Caballero. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Radio journalist Benjie Caballero shot in the Philippines

Bangkok, November 4, 2019 — Philippine authorities should conduct a fast and thorough investigation into the shooting of journalist Benjie Caballero, determine if the attack was connected to his reporting, and bring the perpetrators swiftly to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on March 26, 2018. Presidential bodyguards recently attacked a group of journalists in Freetown. (Reuters/Olivia Acland)

Three journalists beaten by Sierra Leone presidential bodyguards in September

On September 8, 2019, bodyguards of Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio attacked three journalists who were covering a football match in Freetown, the capital, according to the journalists, who spoke to CPJ, and news reports.

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Karnataka state police are seen in Bangalore on June 7, 2018. Police recently arrested publisher Doddipalya Narasimha Murthy in a 25-year-old case. (AFP/Manjunath Kiran)

Indian police accuse publisher of treason in 25-year-old case

New Delhi, November 1, 2019 — Karnataka police must immediately release Indian publisher Doddipalya Narasimha Murthy, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A member of Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas is seen in the southern Gaza Strip on June 23, 2019. The Hamas-affiliated Internal Security Forces recently arrested journalist Bassam Mohammad Moheisen. (Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

Palestinian journalist Bassam Moheisen detained by Hamas forces in Gaza since October 23

Beirut, November 1, 2019 — Hamas security forces should immediately release journalist Bassam Mohammad Moheisen, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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