Elijah Zarwan

Elijah Zarwan is CPJ's news editor. He previously worked as an analyst and researcher at the European Council on Foreign Relations, International Crisis Group, and Human Rights Watch, based mostly out of Cairo, where he also worked as a wire journalist, magazine editor, and television journalist.

Demonstrators hold pictures of those killed by violent extremists in Dhaka, June 15, 2016. (AP)

Bangladesh arrests suspect in attack on publisher, jails second publisher

New York, June 16, 2016 — The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes reports of the arrest of a suspected member of a banned Islamist group accused of participating in an October 2015 attack on a publishing house. The arrest of Mohammed Sumon Hossain came amid a broader sweep of thousands of suspected criminals across Bangladesh,…

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Journalist shot and killed in Mogadishu

New York, June 6, 2016–Somali authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing on Sunday of journalist Sagal Salad Osman and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Impunity Newsletter

March 2016 Nine out of 10 murders of journalists worldwide go unpunished; join the fight to end impunity #noimpunity #endimpunity #speakjusticenow Justice for Bangladeshi bloggers Just over a year ago, on February 26, a group of machete-wielding assailants pulled blogger Avijit Roy from his rickshaw and hacked him to death with machetes in Dhaka. Roy…

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