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Attacks on the Press 2005: China

February 16, 2006 11:39 AM ET

CHINA President Hu Jintao consolidated his leadership in March during a legislative session that formalized the transition of power from Jiang Zemin. Hu's administration distinguished itself by its hard-line stance against dissidents, intellectuals, and activists, intensifying a far-reaching and severe...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Iran

February 16, 2006 11:30 AM ET

IRAN Hard-liners in government and the judiciary continued a crackdown on the independent media in general and on Internet journalists in particular. In the course of the year, authorities jailed Web bloggers, banned four newspapers for publishing a letter by...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Middle East Snapshots

February 16, 2006 11:22 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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China: CPJ condemns censorship of blogger

January 6, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Chinese authorities for censoring well-known blogger Zhao Jing, and is alarmed by Microsoft's agreement to pull down his site. Zhao, whose online pen name is An Ti, lost his...

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Nepal: Out of the Silence

May 6, 2005 12:00 PM ET

When Nepal's King Gyanendra switched off the news, reports switched tactics....

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Web log shuts down after government threat of legal action

May 5, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 5, 2005—The threat of legal action has prompted Singaporean blogger Jiahao Chen to shut down his site and post an apology for comments criticizing a government agency and its chairman. The Committee to Protect Journalists said today...

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SINGAPORE

April 26, 2005 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 26, 2005 Posted: May 17, 2005 Jiahao Chen, freelance HARASSED The threat of legal action prompted Singaporean blogger Chen to shut down his site and post an apology for comments criticizing a government agency known as A*Star....

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Blogger and two technicians detained

March 11, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 11, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the prolonged detention of an Internet writer, also known as a Web logger, or blogger, and two technicians working with him. According to sources in Bahrain, prosecutors in the capital,...

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MALAYSIA

February 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

FEBRUARY 28, 2005 Posted: March 30, 2005 Jeff Ooi, Jeffooi.com HARASSED Police questioned Malaysian blogger Jeff Ooi for two hours in connection with a contributor's September 30, 2004 posting to his Web log, according to the Centre for Independent Journalism...

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BAHRAIN

February 27, 2005 12:00 PM ET

FEBRUARY 27, 2005 Posted: March 14, 2005 Ali Abdel Imam, www.bahrainonline.com IMPRISONED Abdel Imam, an Internet writer, also known as a Web logger, or blogger, was summoned by prosecutors in the capital, Manama, and detained, according to sources in Bahrain....

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