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U.S. blogger freed after 30 days in jail; case still looms

September 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 1, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is gratified that a federal appeals court in San Francisco has agreed to release a video blogger on bail while the journalist’s appeal is pending. Joshua Wolf spent 30 days in...

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Judge jails freelancer over videotape

August 2, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 2, 2006—A U.S. judge in San Francisco ordered a video blogger to jail after holding him in contempt for refusing to turn over to a federal grand jury a videotape of a 2005 protest. Ruling on Tuesday,...

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Chinese filmmaker, blogger Wu Hao released

July 11, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 11, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today’s release of blogger and documentary filmmaker Wu Hao, who was detained without charge for more than four months. Authorities had denied him access to a lawyer and withheld information...

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SINGAPORE: Critical writer’s column cancelled

July 6, 2006 12:00 PM ET

JULY 6, 2006 Posted: July 10, 2006 Lee Kin Mun, Today HARRASSED The state-owned free tabloid Today cancelled the column of Lee Kin Mun, who writes under the name of Mr. Brown. Lee is also a well-known blogger in Singapore....

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Two journalists freed on bail

June 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

June 15, 2006 Original Alert: February 16, 2006 Elham Afroutan and Mohsen Dorostkar, Tammadon-e Hormozgan IMPRISONED On January 29, Mohsen Dorostkar, editor-in-chief of Tammadon-e Hormozgan, and Elham Afroutan, a journalist for the weekly, were among seven journalists jailed after publishing...

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Critical Web sites inaccessible in Ethiopia

May 24, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 24, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by reports that Web sites critical of the government have been inaccessible in Ethiopia since late last week. Several blogs have reported that the authorities are blocking sites, although...

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China's Hidden Unrest

May 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Kristin Jones Across rural China, tens of thousands are waged against land seizures and corruption. Few people ever hear about them.Sidebar: A Camera as Witness...

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China's jailed e-journalists

April 19, 2006 9:14 PM ET

Hu Jintao and Bill Gates will have had a lot to talk about Tuesday, when the Chinese president visited Microsoft's Redmond campus. With the mainstream Chinese media heavily censored, the Internet has become a vital outlet for independent journalism, critical writing and information. The authorities are ruthless in their suppression of criticism of their rule in any medium. China has jailed more writers and journalists than any other country, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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China: CPJ supports effort to release filmmaker and blogger Wu Hao

March 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 30, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists supports calls by Wu Na for the release of her brother Wu Hao, a documentary filmmaker and blogger detained by police in Beijing on February 22. Nina Wu, as she is...

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China: CPJ demands release of filmmaker and blogger Wu Hao

March 22, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 22, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for the release of documentary filmmaker and blogger Wu Hao whose detention has only now been made public. Wu was detained on February 22 in Beijing, apparently without charge,...

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