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Tajikistan journalist Daler Sharifov held on incitement charges

February 6, 2020 3:19 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2020 -- Tajikistan authorities should immediately release journalist Daler Sharifov, drop all charges against him, and allow him to work unobstructed, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Iranian intelligence agents raid homes of 4 journalists, confiscate equipment

February 5, 2020 12:27 PM ET

Washington, D.C., February 5, 2020 -- Iranian authorities should cease raiding journalists’ homes and should return all material confiscated in recent raids, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalists covering elections in Dhaka, Bangladesh attacked, harassed

February 4, 2020 1:57 PM ET

New York, February 4, 2020—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that several journalists were attacked, threatened, or had equipment taken while covering elections in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, on February 1....

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North Macedonia journalists threatened by government official

February 4, 2020 9:30 AM ET

Berlin, February 4, 2020 -- North Macedonia authorities should conduct a swift and transparent investigation into the threats made against journalists Meri Jordanovska and Iskra Korovesovska and ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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US state department bars NPR reporter from flight, calls media ‘unhinged’

January 28, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Washington, D.C., January 28, 2020 -- The U.S. State Department should allow reporters from National Public Radio to cover the department freely and without harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Political party security officials assault Zimbabwean journalist

January 27, 2020 2:25 PM ET

On January 21, 2020, security officers affiliated with the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, a Zimbabwean opposition group, barred journalist Robert Tapfumaneyi from covering a meeting in the capital, Harare, assaulted him, and broke his camera lens, according to...

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Far-right demonstrators assault reporter Thomas Jacobi in Greece

January 21, 2020 1:35 PM ET

Berlin, January 21, 2020 – Greek authorities should quickly and thoroughly investigate an attack on reporter Thomas Jacobi by protesters in Athens and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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FAC, CPJ ask San Francisco mayor to protect journalist freedoms

January 21, 2020 1:09 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the free speech non-profit First Amendment Coalition today sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed requesting a meeting about steps the city can take to ensure press freedom....

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Journalists assaulted, detained while covering protests in Beirut

January 16, 2020 3:50 PM ET

Beirut, January 16, 2020 -- Lebanese authorities should investigate recent attacks against journalists covering protests in Beirut by both police and demonstrators, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalist Patricia Kayuni assaulted while covering protest in Malawi

January 14, 2020 12:05 PM ET

New York, January 14, 2019 -- Malawian authorities should conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the assault of journalist Patricia Kayuni and ensure that those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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