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Q & A: Andrew Berends and Aaron Soffin

September 23, 2008 5:50 PM ET

CPJ interviewed documentary filmmaker Andrew Berends and producer Aaron Soffin at CPJ's headquarters in New York. Berends spent 10 days in the custody of Nigeria's State Security Services in Port Harcourt, from August 31 to September 9. He had...

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China unsure on reporting rules

September 9, 2008 12:29 PM ET

At the Foreign Ministry's weekly press conference today, Jiang Yu, the ministry's spokeswoman, left hanging for now whether or not China will continue allowing foreign journalists to travel around China without asking permission from the government, or whether they will...

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Egyptian journalists face the trials of September

September 2, 2008 6:36 PM ET

Many in Egypt still dread the month of September. Twenty-seven years ago, the government arbitrarily jailed hundreds of civil society activists of different political and religious leanings, including journalists. The capricious crackdown, which occurred only a few weeks before President...

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Democracy Now! producers arrested at RNC

September 2, 2008 4:54 PM ET

Producers Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, and Nicole Salazar from Democracy Now! were arrested while reporting on street demonstrations at the Republican National Convention. All three journalists were released today. Also arrested was Associated Press photographer Matt Rourke.This video shows...

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ABC News producer arrested in Denver

August 28, 2008 11:45 AM ET

ABC News producer Asa Eslocker was arrested on Wednesday while working on a story outside Denver's Brown Palace Hotel during the Democratic National Convention. He was arrested on charges of interference, trespass and failure to obey a lawful order, according...

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CPJ concerned by Uribe comments in Colombia

August 22, 2008 2:13 PM ET

We issued the following statement today in response to Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez' request for a criminal investigation of Colombian journalist Daniel Coronell for allegedly committing a crime by failing to disclose accusations in a videotaped interview that...

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Olympics: FCCC cites attacks, harassment

August 22, 2008 6:26 AM ET

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China just released its updated list of "cases of reporting interference." What's reporting interference? I'll let the FCCC's reporters speak for themselves:Since the beginning of the Olympic period on July 25, the day the...

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Olympics: RFA reporter still barred

August 20, 2008 10:43 AM ET

We released another alert about Dhondup Gonsar today. He's the Tibetan RFA reporter who is stuck in Hong Kong waiting for a visa that RFA was told had been set aside for him and RFA's Mandarin service reporter Jill...

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Olympics-China Media Watch: Zola live-blogs his detention

August 15, 2008 12:30 PM ET

Global Voices Online noticed yesterday when guerrilla blogger Zola (Zhou Shuguang) began tweeting his own detention. His BlackBerry let the world know that local officials had intercepted him in the town of Fengmuqiao in Hunan province, and he posted updates...

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Mexican journalists vs. security forces

August 11, 2008 5:25 PM ET

While organized criminals and drug traffickers account for the bulk of attacks against Mexican journalists, CPJ has documented an increasing number of assaults committed by security forces. Just last week, this reality was brought into sharp focus with the accusation...

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