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Republic of Congo Audio Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

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CPJ concerned about Bahrain Web crackdown

April 7, 2009 2:43 PM ET

Your Majesty: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to protest the ‎recent deterioration of press freedom in Bahrain and your government's ‎ongoing campaign against critical or ‎opposition Web sites and blogs. The crackdown against those sites has resulted ‎in dozens of them ‎being blocked inside the kingdom, according to local and international human rights and ‎press ‎freedom watchdogs. ‎

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Report: Tibetan writer detained, whereabouts unclear

March 31, 2009 4:26 PM ET

New York, March 31, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Public Security Bureau in China's Gansu province to disclose the whereabouts and legal status of Kunga Tsayang, a monk from the Amdo Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery who has...

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Blogger dies in Iran's Evin prison

March 19, 2009 4:56 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today  for an immediate investigation into the March 18 death of an Iranian blogger imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin prison‎. ...

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Egypt must halt campaign against bloggers

March 13, 2009 12:48 PM ET

Dear Mr. President: CPJ is writing to protest the relentless campaign of persecution against Internet journalists and bloggers by Egypt's various security services. Regrettably, the routine harassment and detention of bloggers, according to CPJ research, is only one element of an overall decline in press freedom in Egypt in recent years.

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Blogger faces criminal defamation charges in Morocco

March 5, 2009 3:48 PM ET

New York, March 5, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of a Moroccan blogger who is being held on charges of defaming a prosecutor in the northern part of the country....

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After mysterious fire, online columnist dead in Congo

February 6, 2009 5:43 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--An online columnist known for criticizing the government and alleging high-level corruption was buried in the Republic of Congo today following his death in a military hospital on Monday, according to local journalists. Bruno Ossébi, left,...

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Fighting back against Thai censorship

February 4, 2009 10:54 AM ET

Thailand's Internet--once open and free--is fast morphing into one of Asia's more censored cyberspaces. But a new group of concerned Thai citizens, known as the Thai Netizen Network (TNN), is bidding to turn back the tide of government censorship through...

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Blogger arrested for posting financial predictions

January 29, 2009 3:56 PM ET

New York, January 29, 2009--A South Korean blogger in custody since January 7, charged with spreading false information online, should be set free, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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