Police officers are seen in Buea, Cameroon, on October 3, 2018. Cameroonian journalist Martinez Zogo has been jailed since January. (AFP/Marco Longari)
Cameroonian journalist Martinez Zogo jailed since January on defamation charges
An employee of a local television channel shows a picture of slain journalist Aziz Memon on his mobile, after a demonstration to condemn his killing, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The body of Memon was found dumped in a canal just hours after he went missing while on his way to work, police said Monday. His family said he was brutally killed but that they have no idea who was behind the slaying. (AP/Pervez Masih)
Pakistani journalist murdered after warning of threats against him
A state police truck patrols in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz state, Mexico, on August 30, 2019. Mexican police attacked reporters during a protest in Ciudad Isla, Veracruz, on February 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexican police attack reporters during protest in Veracruz
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, British then-Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and Canadian then-Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland address a news conference on media freedom in Dinard, France on April 5, 2019. A panel of legal experts led by Clooney recommend more sanctions targeted at press freedom violators. (Reuters/Stephane Mahe)
CPJ welcomes call for targeted sanctions to protect journalists
Demonstrators march on Las Americas highway demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on July 22, 2019. Rossello resigned in early August, but first signed two laws that obstruct the work of investigative journalists in Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
New laws obstruct work of investigative journalists in Puerto Rico
A newsstand is seen in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 19, 2018. CPJ and other press freedom groups recently called on Turkey's ad regulator to lift a ban on advertising in two leftist dailies. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
CPJ joins call for Turkish authorities to lift advertising ban on leftist dailies
Journalists and press freedom supporters stage a silent march to police headquarters to denounce treatment of the media during protests over a proposed extradition bill, in Hong Kong, on July 14, 2019. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)
One Country, One Censor: How China undermines media freedom in Hong Kong and Taiwan
A June 5, 2019, photo shows a 'media interview area' for reporters set up near the Idkah mosque on the morning of Eid al-Fitr, when Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, in Kashgar, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. China was the world’s leading jailer of journalists in 2019, with at least 48 in prison. (AFP/Greg Baker)
China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists
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CPJ calls on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to support press freedom

January 29, 2020 The Honorable Mike PompeoSecretary of StateU.S. Department of State2201 C St NWWashington, D.C., 20520 Sent via email...

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