Beatrice Mtetwa

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Honored in Washington, editor wanted by police back home

November 20, 2008 1:19 PM ET

Washington, DATE \@ "MMMM d, yyyy" November 20, 2008--On the day Ugandan editor Andrew Mwenda was introduced here as a recipient of a CPJ International Press Freedom Award, police back home summoned the journalist for questioning over his magazine's hard-hitting...

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Press lawyer faces continued harassment

November 17, 2008 3:07 PM ET

New York, November 17, 2008--Authorities should halt harassment of media and human rights lawyer Harrison Nkomo, CPJ said today. Nkomo is awaiting word on whether he will face criminal charges after a client left Zimbabwe in the midst of a...

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CPJ Impact

November 11, 2008 3:24 PM ET

November 2008News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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CPJ Impact

October 1, 2008 11:13 AM ET

October 2008News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Press freedom in the news 9/19/08

September 19, 2008 11:20 AM ET

Our announcement of the 2008 International Press Freedom Award winners has gotten coverage today, with stories running in the Arab, African, and Asian press. The Philippine-based Pinoy Press has an article about the awardees, and The Zimbabwe Independent reports on...

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Bad to Worse in Zimbabwe

June 23, 2008 12:00 AM ET

Robert Mugabe's government has jailed reporters without basis, intimidated sources, and obstructed distribution of independent news....

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Zimbabwean editor, media lawyer charged, released

May 9, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 9, 2008—In separate cases today, a magistrate court in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, released from police custody a top newspaper editor and a leading lawyer working in defense of journalists. Both were formally charged, however, according to...

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In Zimbabwe, editor jailed, media lawyer hospitalized in custody, photographer set free

May 8, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 8, 2008—Zimbabwean police arrested a top newspaper editor today and released a photographer jailed since Monday, according to local journalists and news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists remains concerned about the well-being of a leading media...

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Leading Zimbabwean lawyer detained

May 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 7, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that a leading Zimbabwean lawyer working in defense of journalists was arrested today in the capital, Harare. Harrison Nkomo remained in police custody late today after his...

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