People take part in a parade to mark the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway region of Somaliland in the capital Hargeisa on May 18, 2015. On November 18, 2019, Somaliland police shut down a TV station and arrested its editor. (Reuters/Feisal Omar)
Somaliland police shut down Horn Cable TV, arrest its editor
A police car is seen in Rome, Italy, on July 31, 2019. Police are investigating recent attacks against journalist Mario De Michele. (AP/Paolo Santalucia)
Italian journalist Mario De Michele survives shooting attempt
Palestinian photographer Moath  Amarneh is seen after being hit with shrapnel from a rubber bullet fired by Israeli security forces in Surif, the West Bank, on November 15, 2019. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh injured by Israeli forces
Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, is seen in Moscow on April 17, 2019. The State Duma recently passed legislation that would add individual journalists and bloggers to the country’s list of “foreign agents.” (Reuters/Sputnik/Alexander Astafyev)
CPJ joins call for Russian government to drop foreign agent bill
Friends and family members of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia carry a banner calling for
CPJ joins statement welcoming changes in inquiry of Daphne Caruana Galizia killing
The logo of Russia's state communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, is reflected in a laptop screen in February 2019. Research by Censored Planet shows how Russia has imposed its censorship model in the past seven years. (Reuters/Maxim Shemetov)
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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)
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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)
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CPJ, RSF call on Haitian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders urge Haitian authorities to take steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists, and communicate the results to the public in a timely manner.

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