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Life and liberty: Press freedom's fight on two fronts

April 30, 2009 11:30 AM ET

The leading indicators of press freedom--journalists killed and journalists jailed for their work--have headed in the wrong direction for much of this decade, CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon said during a Capitol Hill conference on press security hosted by the...

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10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

CPJ names the worst online oppressors. Booming online cultures in many Asian and Middle Eastern nations have led to aggressive government repression. Burma leads the dishonor roll....

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Saberi remains on hunger strike in Iranian prison

April 27, 2009 3:26 PM ET

Iranian-American freelance journalist Roxana Saberi, left, who was sentenced to eight years in prison by an Iranian Revolutionary Court on charges of spying for the United States, remains on a hunger strike that she started a week ago. Her father, Reza...

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Truth beyond bars: Jiang Weiping on being jailed for work

April 24, 2009 3:15 PM ET

Jiang Weiping, a 2001 CPJ Press Feedom Award winner, spoke on Tuesday on a panel organized by the Ford Foundation in Washington, along with CPJ board member Clarence Page and Executive Director Joel Simon. The panel addressed the concerning number of...

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North Korea will try American journalists

April 24, 2009 2:12 PM ET

New York, April 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today after North Korea announced that it would try American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee on unspecified criminal charges, according to international news reports....

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World press freedom groups call for Saberi's release

April 24, 2009 11:25 AM ET

Thirty-five members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) join CPJ and Reporters Without Borders in a letter to the head of Iran's judiciary calling for the release of imprisoned journalist Roxana Saberi, currently held in Iran's Evin Prison....

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Syrian journalist held incommunicado‎, another on trial

April 22, 2009 4:02 PM ET

New York, April 22, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Syrian authorities to disclose the whereabouts of a journalist who has been held incommunicado since early April after he was ordered to visit the political security ‎‎office in...

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Saberi's fiance writes passionate letter in her defense

April 21, 2009 4:45 PM ET

Internationally acclaimed Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi published a letter today on the Web site of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran about his fiancee, jailed Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi. ...

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