1451 results arranged by date

U.N. calls for foreign journalists to enter Gaza

January 9, 2009 10:19 AM ET

The United Nations has called on Israel to open Gaza to international journalists, a vital step that CPJ sought from the Israelis earlier this week. Yesterday, the U.N.'s chief of communications and public information urged the Israeli government to "ensure...

Read More ›

CPJ urges Israel to open Gaza to international reporters

January 6, 2009 5:59 PM ET

Dear Minister Barak: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on you to explain why you have imposed blanket restrictions on international media entering the Gaza Strip and certain areas inside Israel along the Gaza border.

Read More ›

Palestinian news media targeted by Israel in Gaza

January 6, 2009 12:50 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2009--The Israeli military must put an end to targeting Palestinian media in the Gaza Strip and allow international journalists to enter Gaza to cover the conflict, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Read More ›

In Gaza bombing, CPJ seeks explanation

December 29, 2008 5:42 PM ET

Dear Defense Minister Barak: The Committee to Protect Journalists urgently demands an explanation for the bombing of Al-Aqsa TV headquarter in Gaza City by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday. We are also dismayed by the army's decision to declare Gaza's northern boundary with Israel and other parts of the territory "closed military zones."

Read More ›

Broadcaster silenced in Islamist-held city

December 19, 2008 5:09 PM ET

New York, December 19, 2008--The only radio station in an Islamist-controlled town in southern Somalia was shuttered by militants in a raid last week, according to the station's director....

Read More ›

Protesting journalists detained; papers suspend publication

November 19, 2008 3:52 PM ET

New York, November 19, 2008--The Sudanese government should halt censorship of independent and opposition newspapers, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On Tuesday, 10 newspapers suspended publication for a day to protest government censorship and the detention of journalists...

Read More ›

New issue of French magazine banned in three nations

November 4, 2008 3:00 PM ET

New York, November 4, 2008--CPJ is deeply concerned by the decisions of the Moroccan, Tunisian, and Algerian‎ governments to ban the new issue of L'Express magazine carrying a series of articles about Islam and Christianity....

Read More ›

Government to pull frequencies for foreign broadcasters

November 3, 2008 4:22 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2008--CPJ is deeply troubled by a top regulator's announcement on Friday that the Azerbaijani government plans next year to discontinue local radio transmissions of three international broadcasters--the BBC, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and the Voice of...

Read More ›

Nina Ognianova on silencing the press in Azerbaijan

September 17, 2008 3:50 PM ET

CPJ's Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova has a posting on The Guardian's London-based "Comment is free" blog today about the continued repression of Azerbaijan's independent press in the run-up to national elections. Read our special report about...

Read More ›