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Saberi joyful about Lee, Ling homecoming

August 5, 2009 11:57 AM ET

Roxana Saberi, who was imprisoned in Iran for nearly four months, published a statement on her personal Web site to Euna Lee and Laura Ling after their release from North Korea on Tuesday. Saberi had previously expressed her support...

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In Iran, five journalists released, two arrested

August 4, 2009 4:56 PM ET

New York, August 4, 2009--Five journalists have been released in Iran, including one on Monday who had been held for a year. The other four were picked up in the crackdown following the June 12 elections....

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Ling, Lee pardoned in North Korea, reports say

August 4, 2009 4:15 PM ET

New York, August 4, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes media reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has pardoned and ordered the release of imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee after former U.S. President Bill Clinton arrived in...

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In Iran, more journalists arrested and freed

July 31, 2009 3:19 PM ET

New York, July 31, 2009--Iran's official news agency claimed that a prominent filmmaker arrested Thursday has been released, but there is no independent confirmation. Two other documentarians detained at the same time remain in custody, according to international news reports....

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Journalists face trial in Iran as arrests continue

July 30, 2009 5:06 PM ET

New York, July 30, 2009--After more than a month of detention, several journalists may face trial beginning on Saturday on charges of "sending pictures to enemy media." Three documentary filmmakers were arrested today, bringing the total of journalists currently held...

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Iran claims photographers cooperated with 'enemy'

July 29, 2009 5:17 PM ET

New York, July 29, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists rejects the alleged confessions by two detained Iranian photographers held incommunicado in Iran since their arrests earlier this month. The two allegedly confessed to sending pictures to the "enemy" following the...

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Bloggers held in Egypt without charge

July 24, 2009 4:32 PM ET

New York, July 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Egyptian authorities today to explain why they have detained three bloggers this week without charge.  ...

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Petition for Maziar Bahari, held in Tehran

July 24, 2009 1:49 PM ET

CPJ will be collecting signatures until July 31 on a Facebook petition in support of Maziar Bahari, Newsweek's Tehran correspondent, who is being held without charge in Iran....

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