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September 18, 2001, in Eritrea: A memory that never fades

September 18, 2009 3:50 PM ET

It feels like it happened just yesterday. It was 7 a.m. on an average day in September in Asmara, Eritrea. My brain was still reshuffling the information I had gathered about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center...

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In Uganda, citizen journalists fill news gap during riots

September 17, 2009 2:56 PM ET

Last week in Uganda, authorities reacted to violent anti-government demonstrations, at left, by yanking at least four radio stations off the air and banning political programming and some journalists from the airwaves.  I have been covering the Ugandan blogosphere...

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Ugandan radio stations shut; debate programs banned

September 11, 2009 4:21 PM ET

New York, September 11, 2009--The government-run Uganda Broadcasting Council effectively shut down four radio stations today and Thursday, and ordered all radio stations to halt political debate programming in the wake of violent clashes in the capital, Kampala. ...

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CPJ testifies on China's media controls

September 10, 2009 3:15 PM ET

Madeline Earp, CPJ Asia research associate, testified in Washington today before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission at a public hearing on “China’s Media and Information Controls: The Impact in China and the United States.” ...

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Gabon election marred by media censorship

September 1, 2009 5:21 PM ET

New York, September 1, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Gabonese government censorship and restrictions on media coverage of Sunday's presidential elections, including denials of accreditation to at least four international journalists....

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Anniversary a reminder of Qaddafi's media repression

August 31, 2009 12:26 PM ET

As Col. Muammar Qaddafi, 67, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his ascent to power this week, it is unlikely that any of the numerous international guests will venture to ask the Libyan dictator or his aides what happened to...

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Judge orders censorship in Brazilian corruption case

August 27, 2009 5:02 PM ET

On July 31, 2009, Judge Dácio Vieira of the Federal District Court in Brasilia banned the Brazilian daily O Estado de S. Paulo and its Web site Estadão from publishing reports on an corruption scandal involving the family of former...

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Somaliland cracks down on independent media

August 24, 2009 5:16 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an end to an ongoing government crackdown on independent journalists in Somaliland....

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Afghan journalists debate election restrictions

August 20, 2009 3:17 PM ET

CPJ spoke with three Kabul-based journalists to learn how they and their colleagues around the country responded to the government's request to mute coverage of violence during polling hours today....

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Cameroon shutters radio station over talk program

August 19, 2009 5:08 PM ET

New York, August 19, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists CPJ calls on Cameroonian authorities to reopen a private radio station shut down on Monday over a popular talk show.About 20 paramilitary police summarily sealed the studios of Sky One Radio, based...

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