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
A Tanzanian police officer is seen in Dar es Salaam on October 28, 2015. Tanzanian authorities recently arrested Sebastian Atilio on false news charges. (AP/Khalfan Said)
Tanzanian authorities charge Sebastian Atilio with false news over WhatsApp posts
Police officers are seen in Moscow, Russia, on August 3, 2019. Police in Saratov recently raided journalist Aleksandr
Nikishin's apartment and interrogated him. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russian police raid home of journalist Aleksandr Nikishin
Cameras and a photo of Miroslava Breach are laid out as part of a tribute to the journalist on the second anniversary of her murder. Mexico's investigation into her killing is flawed, a report on the journalist has found.  (AFP/Herika Martinez)
‘Project Miroslava’ finds flaws in Mexico’s investigation of journalist murder
People use the internet at a hotspot in Havana, Cuba in December 2018. Journalists and bloggers say recent internet regulations could legitimize censorship. (REUTERS/Stringer)
In new Cuban internet measures, journalists see a trap
A journalist films outside the Sulaymaniyah International Airport in January 2019. Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan say disputes between the region's main political parties, the PDK and PUK, leave the press vulnerable.  (AFP/Shwan Mohammed)
Press freedom on ‘brink of extinction’ in Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists say
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 SADC heads of state to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists

CPJ writes to the executive secretary and heads of state of the Southern African Development Community ahead of the 39th Ordinary Summit, urging them to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists in SADC.

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