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Transparency sought in Lee, Ling case

June 17, 2009 2:41 PM ET

New York, June 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on North Korean authorities to demonstrate greater transparency in their treatment of imprisoned U.S. television reporters Euna Lee and Laura Ling. ...

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Concerns remain for U.S. journalists in North Korea

June 16, 2009 4:16 PM ET

Responding to a Korea Central News Agency report that Euna Lee and Laura Ling have admitted crossing illegally into North Korea and trying to slander the state, we released the following statement today......

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Two Al-Jazeera producers detained in Afghanistan

June 15, 2009 4:58 PM ET

New York, June 15, 2009--Intelligence officials at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kabul should immediately release two Afghan journalists detained on Sunday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

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CPJ urges EU leaders to take action in Cuba

June 15, 2009 9:33 AM ET

Dear Sirs: The Committee to Protect Journalists urges you, as the president of the European Council and President of the European Commission, to take concrete steps to ensure that Cuba complies with the 2008 EU human rights conditions by immediately releasing the 22 journalists currently jailed and by granting freedom of expression and information to all Cubans.

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Gambian journalist under arrest over false story

June 12, 2009 1:55 PM ET

New York, June 12, 2009--The editor of a private newspaper in the Gambia has been in police custody since Wednesday because of a story that falsely reported the sacking of two government officials, according to local journalists....

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CPJ, JFO cite press freedom abuses in Iraq

June 10, 2009 11:45 AM ET

Dear Prime Minister al-Maliki: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory (JFO) would like to bring to your attention several issues that harm press freedom in Iraq. In recent months, our organizations have documented a number of assaults and instances of harassment committed by government officials against journalists in various parts of the country under the control of Iraq's central government.

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Audio: Bob Dietz on KCRW

June 9, 2009 4:32 PM ET

CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz appeared on the June 9 edition of KCRW's To The Point radio program to discuss the sentencing of Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea....

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Saberi to Lee and Ling: 'You are not alone'

June 9, 2009 3:24 PM ET

Roxana Saberi, who was imprisoned in Iran for nearly four months, offers her thoughts on the detentions of U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee in North Korea. In this interview with CPJ, Saberi, left, said she was "amazed and...

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Saberi voices support for colleagues held in North Korea

June 8, 2009 5:04 PM ET

Journalist Roxana Saberi, recently detained in Iran, asked us to release this statement on her behalf in response to the convictions of Laura Ling and Euna Lee in North Korea: "As a fellow journalist, I am shocked and saddened to...

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Bob Dietz leads live chat on Washington Post.com

June 8, 2009 4:50 PM ET

CPJ Asia Program coordinator Bob Dietz led a Live Q&A session on the Washington Post web site on June 8. Dietz answered questions about the detention and sentencing of two U.S. journalists in North Korea. To read the full transcript...

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