North Korea / 2009

CPJ calls on North Korea to release journalists

May 14, 2009 10:26 AM ET

In response to a North Korean statement that American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling of U.S. media outlet Current TV, arrested on March 17 along the border with China, will be put on trial on June 4, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued this statement......

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North Korea will try American journalists

April 24, 2009 2:12 PM ET

New York, April 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today after North Korea announced that it would try American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee on unspecified criminal charges, according to international news reports....

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North Korea must explain detention of journalists

March 30, 2009 4:59 PM ET

We issued this statement today after North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency announced that two American news reporters, Current TV's Laura Ling and Euna Lee, will be tried for alleged illegal entry into North Korea and hostile acts ...  ...

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Reports say North Korea has detained U.S. journalists

March 19, 2009 4:35 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2009--Diplomats in China, North Korea, and the United States should cooperate to ensure the safe release of two journalists and a guide reportedly detained by North Korea while working near the country's border with China, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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