Yemeni police officers are seen in Taez on July 2, 2018. Yemeni security forces recently arrested freelance journalist Yahya al-Sawari. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
Yemeni journalist Yahya al-Sawari arrested, held without charge in unknown location
Philippine National Police SWAT members are seen in Tanauan City on July 4, 2018. Radio broadcaster Eduardo Dizon was recently killed in Kidapawan City, in the southern Philippines. (AP/Bullit Marquez)
Radio anchor Eduardo Dizon shot and killed in the Philippines
Journalist Revathi Pogadadanda at the Mojo TV office in Hyderabad in April 2019. Pogadadanda was detained by police on July 12, 2019. (Kunal Majumder/CPJ)
Hyderabad police detain Mojo TV's Revathi Pogadadanda
Verónica Chávez, Miguel Mora, and Lucia Pineda, after Mora and Pineda's release from prison June 11, in Managua, Nicaragua. (CPJ)
Locked in 'small graves': Nicaraguan journalists Mora and Pineda describe their ordeal
Journalists photograph the Netherlands soccer team as it trains in Brazil in June 2014. A survey by the Dutch Association of Journalists found female journalists are harassed and threatened over their work. (AFP/Damien Meyer)
'It should not be accepted as normal': Female journalists on harassment, intimidation in the Netherlands
Sudanese protesters are seen with their smartphones in Khartoum on April 21, 2019. CPJ has called on South African telecommunications company MTN Group to end its role in Sudan’s internet shutdowns. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
CPJ joins letter urging MTN Group to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan
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 leads call for new European Commission President to prioritize press freedom

CPJ and 19 other organizations write to new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and urge her to ensure that media freedom, the protection of journalists, and EU citizens' access to information are top political priorities during her term.

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