Harassed

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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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Nepal’s hard-fought press freedom at risk amid restrictive bills, government pressure

December 26, 2019 11:22 AM ET

Last year, when Raju Basnet was covering landgrabs in the Nepali city of Lalitpur, he knew he was playing with fire. His reports in the weekly Khojtalas alleged that powerful people, including government officials, were involved in the scheme...

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In Turkey, reporting is a daily struggle

December 26, 2019 11:11 AM ET

Turkey is notorious as a leading jailer of journalists worldwide, a fact that can overshadow the other problems for its press. Alongside the risk of arrest, journalists must contend with daily interference. From police denying reporters access to courtrooms,...

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CPJ joins call for Kyrgyzstan to ensure safety of journalists covering corruption

December 20, 2019 11:00 AM ET

CPJ and four other international organizations today sent a letter to Kyrgyzstan authorities demanding they stop harassing local journalists who have covered alleged official corruption, and urging authorities to investigate threats and attacks against journalists....

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Journalists attacked by police, disrupted by demonstrators while covering protests in India

December 17, 2019 1:40 PM ET

New York, December 17, 2019 -- Indian authorities must ensure the safety of all journalists covering protests across the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalists beaten by unidentified groups, interrogated by police in Sri Lanka

December 16, 2019 11:20 AM ET

New York, December 16, 2019 -- Sri Lankan authorities must thoroughly investigate several recent attacks against journalists, hold those responsible to account, and ensure that journalists can report freely in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Cuban journalist Luz Escobar repeatedly barred from leaving her home

December 12, 2019 4:30 PM ET

Miami, December 12, 2019 -- Cuban authorities should stop barring journalist Luz Escobar from leaving her home, and cease harassing independent journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists

December 11, 2019 12:00 AM ET

For the fourth consecutive year, at least 250 journalists are imprisoned globally as authoritarians like Xi Jinping, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Mohammed bin Salman, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi show no signs of letting up on the critical media. A CPJ...

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US-Nigerian Sahara Reporters website reports assets frozen amid surveillance, censorship

December 10, 2019 6:00 PM ET

New York, December 10, 2019—Nigerian authorities should halt all efforts to intimidate journalists working with the U.S.-headquartered, Nigeria-focused Sahara Reporters news website and ensure they are permitted to continue working to report the news, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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