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Malaysia Today blogger released

November 7, 2008 3:30 PM ET

New York, November 7, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the court-ordered release from prison today of blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin, editor and founder of the Malaysia Today news and commentary Web site....

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Blogger reaches two-year mark in prison

November 6, 2008 5:00 PM ET

New York, November 6, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the continued imprisonment of an Egyptian blogger jailed two years ago on Friday....

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New issue of French magazine banned in three nations

November 4, 2008 3:00 PM ET

New York, November 4, 2008--CPJ is deeply concerned by the decisions of the Moroccan, Tunisian, and Algerian‎ governments to ban the new issue of L'Express magazine carrying a series of articles about Islam and Christianity....

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Second U.S.-based Nigerian blogger held

October 31, 2008 9:27 PM ET

New York, October 31, 2008--Nigeria's national security agency today confirmed it is holding a U.S.-based Nigerian blogger in the capital, Abuja. This is the second online journalist held for questioning in the past two weeks....

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Press freedom in the news 10/29/08

October 29, 2008 12:34 PM ET

The launch of the Global Network Initiative, a set of principles outlying how Internet companies should conduct themselves in countries that stifle free speech, is making news this morning with the official Web site,, going live today., TechNewsWorld, and

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Tunisia seizes weekly, summons editor to court

October 23, 2008 10:04 PM ET

New York, October 23, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Tunisian government's decision to seize the latest issue of an opposition newspaper and to summon an independent editor to appear before a public prosecutor....

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Malaysia's Risk-Takers

October 14, 2008 9:16 PM ET

The government's promise not to censor the Internet has allowed bloggers more latitude than journalists working in other media. Now, with a leading blogger jailed, that freedom is in jeopardy....

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Press freedom in the news 10/03/08

October 3, 2008 11:05 AM ET

Voice of America takes an extensive look at free speech in Malaysia on its Web site this morning. Focusing on the recent sentencing of high profile blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin, the article looks at how the government is using various...

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Press freedom in the news 9/30/08

September 30, 2008 11:48 AM ET

CPJ's September 26 letter to Russian President Dmitry Mededev is receiving additional coverage in both the English and Russian press today. The Institute for War and Peace Reporting has a story posted to their Web site and the Russian daily newspaper...

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Malaysian blogger jailed for two years under security act

September 23, 2008 7:24 PM ET

New York, September 23, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the two-year jail term handed down to Malaysian blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin by the country’s home minister today. Police arrested Raja Petra, who founded and edits the Malaysia Today Web...

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