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Amnesty honors Manneh, others at Media Awards

June 8, 2009 3:06 PM ET

Amnesty International paid special recognition last week to Ebrima B. Manneh, a Gambian journalist who has disappeared, at its prestigious annual Media Awards ceremony in London. As Amnesty International UK's campaigner for individuals at risk in Africa, I was thrilled...

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North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 years' labor

June 8, 2009 1:41 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2009--International pressure from all countries involved in the Six Party Talks should be leveraged to ensure the release of U.S. journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling after a North Korean court sentenced them today to 12...

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Journalist detained for 8 days over photo dispute

June 8, 2009 10:34 AM ET

On April 16, 2009, police in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, arrested James Mbouma, deputy managing editor of the weekly L'indépendant, in connection with a legal dispute over ownership of photographs he published....

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Monitoring the Lee, Ling case in North Korea

June 5, 2009 5:13 PM ET

I've been staying up nights waiting for news on journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who are detained and facing trial in North Korea. The government in Pyongyang, through its official Korean Central News Agency, posted this terse item on...

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CPJ, IFEX members seek support in Lee, Ling case

June 3, 2009 1:25 PM ET

Forty members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) have signed on to a letter calling on the international community to press for the release of journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling...

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Call for journalists' release as trial date nears in North Korea

June 3, 2009 12:56 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2009--On the eve of the June 4 criminal trial date for U.S. television journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls for all countries involved in the Six Party...

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Eritrean president slams 'CIA-financed' media

June 2, 2009 5:25 PM ET

Last week, President Isaias Afeworki of Eritrea, Africa's leading jailer of journalists, discussed press freedom during an extensive interview with Swedish broadcaster TV4. Afeworki, a revered guerrilla commander who led this Red Sea country to nationhood in 1993, banned Eritrea's...

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As Cairo speech nears, concerns for Obama

June 1, 2009 9:14 AM ET

Dear Mr. President: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing ahead of your scheduled speech in Cairo on June 4 to bring to your attention important matters that are crucial to the long-term success of your stated goal of engaging the people--and not just the regimes--of the Arab and Muslim worlds.

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Families of Ling, Lee urge talks to resolve detentions

June 1, 2009 8:55 AM ET

New York, June 1, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all parties to pursue diplomatic efforts to gain the release of detained U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who are facing trial in North Korea this week. The...

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