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Singapore detains U.S. blogger over libel commentary

June 3, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the detention of blogger Gopalan Nair on charges of insulting a Singaporean judge during a high-profile libel case. Nair, a former Singapore citizen who obtained U.S. citizenship in...

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Burma's Firewall Fighters

May 7, 2008 12:21 PM ET

Burma's military junta imposed tighter internet restrictions after the Saffron Revolution. But news continues to flow thanks to the exile-run media and their resilient undercover reporters....

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Blogger held on sedition charges

May 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Blogger held on sedition charges New York, May 7, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for sedition charges to be dropped against Malaysian blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin, who was jailed Tuesday. He is being held in connection with a story...

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Cuba's Long Black Spring

March 18, 2008 8:15 PM ET

Five years after the Castro government cracked down on the independent press, more than 20 journalists remain behind bars for the crime of free expression....

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Egypt

February 5, 2008 11:27 AM ET

EGYPT The government clamped down on political opposition, tried to suppress speculation about the health of President Hosni Mubarak, and waged a steady offensive against critical journalists, bloggers, and foreign media workers. By year’s end, a full-fledged crackdown was under...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Thailand

February 5, 2008 10:23 AM ET

THAILAND Fallout from the September 2006 military coup cast a chill over Thailand’s media throughout 2007, as the junta maintained martial law over nearly half the country’s provinces and used its discretionary powers to censor broadcast news, seize control...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: United States

February 5, 2008 10:16 AM ET

Editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down three blocks from his Oakland, Calif., office in August, becoming the first U.S. journalist killed for his work in six years. Bailey, editor-in-chief of the Oakland Post and four other weeklies focusing on the...

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CPJ Impact

February 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET

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

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