Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) gestures as he looks at the diorama of the new Philippine National Police Academy during the 118th anniversary of the service, at the Camp Crame headquarters in Manila on August 9, 2019. A radio journalist was killed in the central Philippines on November 7, 2019. (AFP/Noel Celis)
Radio journalist Dindo Generoso shot and killed in the Philippines
People transport motorcycles on a boat crossing the Magdalena river in Santa Cruz de Mompox, Colombia, in September 2017. Attackers set fire to a boat that a journalist in Simití used to report on remote communities along the river. (AFP/Luis Acosta)
Attackers burn boat journalist uses to report in Colombia’s remote regions
The Indian government has threatened to revoke the overseas citizenship of journalist Aatish Taseer, who has criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Image used with permission)
Indian government threatens to cancel journalist Aatish Taseer’s overseas citizenship
Covers of CPJ's 'Attacks on the Press' books. Starting in 1987, the annual publication acted as a database of press freedom violations. (CPJ/Mustafa Hameed)
CPJ deepens database of attacks on the press
A woman walks past Rapid Intervention Battalion members as they patrol in the city of Buea in October 2018. CPJ and others are calling on the ACHPR to address human rights violations in Cameroon's Anglophone regions. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)
African Union must act on Cameroon’s human rights violations
Maati Monjib, right, chats with Moroccan journalist Hicham Mansouri in Rabat, Morocco, January 17, 2016. Amnesty International reported this month that Monjib has been sent malicious messages in an attempt to install spyware on his phone. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
Q&A: Moroccan press freedom advocate and NSO Group spyware target Maati Monjib
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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)
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

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CPJ calls on Tajik president to ensure journalists can report the news freely and safely

CPJ writes to Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to express serious concerns regarding threats to journalists, censorship of independent news outlets and the internet, and restrictions on accreditation of journalists in Tajikistan as the country prepares to hold parliamentary and presidential elections in 2020.

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