Blogger

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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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Internet writers imprisoned, harassment continues

February 24, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 24, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the Iranian government's months-long crackdown on Internet writers who disseminate information and opinion on Web logs, also known as blogs. One writer who may have been detained for...

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