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CPJ testifies to Congress on Mideast press freedom concerns

January 22, 2008 12:00 PM ET

  Washington, January 22, 2008—In testimony today before the House Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee, the Committee to Protect Journalists raised concern about mounting press freedom abuses in U.S. ally nations in the Middle East and urged the U.S....

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Tunisian court affirms journalist's prison sentence

January 18, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 18, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a Tunisian appeals court’s ruling on Friday that upholds a one-year prison sentence against a journalist who had written articles critical of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and...

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CPJ urges Bush to press for release of bloggers

January 10, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Dear President Bush: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to you in advance of your expected meetings next week with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. We would like to draw your attention to the ongoing imprisonment of two journalist bloggers as well as to other restrictions on the press in each country.

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CPJ calls on Saudi Arabia to release blogger

January 2, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Your Royal Highness, The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to protest the continued detention of Fouad Ahmed al-Farhan, a leading Saudi blogger who has been held without charge since early December 2007.

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Saudi blogger detained for more than two weeks

December 26, 2007 12:00 PM ET

 New York, December 26, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the ongoing detention of a leading pro-reform Saudi blogger who has been held without charge since early this month. On December 10, Fouad Ahmed al-Farhan, a 32-year-old blogger...

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Tunisian writer sentenced to jail

December 5, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 5, 2007— The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the one-year prison sentence handed down on Tuesday to a Tunisian freelance journalist known for his published criticism of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and members of the...

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2007 prison census: 127 journalists jailed

December 1, 2007 1:34 PM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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Critical writer jailed in Tunisia

November 27, 2007 12:00 AM ET

New York, November 27, 2007--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the detention of a Tunisian freelance journalist known for his published criticism of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and members of the first family. On Monday,...

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CPJ alarmed by allegation of assault on jailed blogger in Egypt

November 20, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 20, 2007— The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by recent allegations that an Egyptian blogger, jailed earlier this year for his online criticisms, was violently assaulted by inmates and prison guards this month. On November 12,...

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