Imprisoned

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CPJ circulates petition for release of Roxana Saberi

March 5, 2009 3:00 PM ET

New York, March 5, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists has seen a groundswell of support for Roxana Saberi, an American journalist who is being held without charge at Tehran's Evin prison, through its Facebook petition. Saberi, 31, was detained at...

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Independent journalist in Havana detained without charge

March 4, 2009 2:57 PM ET

New York, March 4, 2009--An independent Cuban journalist arrested on Sunday should have the charges against him made public or he should be released immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. He was picked up on the eve of...

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Two journalists released in West Bank, one still in prison

March 3, 2009 2:33 PM ET

New York, March 3, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called for the immediate release of a journalist who has been detained since late January by the Palestinian Authority (PA) after its release of another journalist in the West Bank on...

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U.S. journalist held at Tehran's Evin prison

March 3, 2009 2:17 PM ET

New York, March 3, 2009--A spokesman for Iran's judiciary said at a press conference today that freelance U.S. journalist Roxana Saberi is being held at Tehran's Evin prison, where political prisoners are routinely detained, according to international news reports. Saberi...

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U.S. journalist held in Iran without charge

March 2, 2009 4:40 PM ET

New York, March 2, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government today to explain why it has held American freelance journalist Roxana Saberi for over a month without revealing her location or charging her with a crime....

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Two independent journalists jailed in Uzbekistan

February 26, 2009 4:58 PM ET

New York, February 26, 2009--Two independent journalists arrested on trumped-up charges should be released immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Court rejects jailed Senegalese journalist's appeal

February 25, 2009 2:12 PM ET

An appeals court in the Senegalese capital of Dakar upheld a three-year prison sentence against imprisoned editor El Malick Seck on February 23, 2009, according to international and local news reports. The case involved an editorial implicating President Abdoulaye Wade...

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Long held in secret Eritrean jail, Isaac reported in hospital

February 5, 2009 12:52 PM ET

New York, February 5, 2009--Eritrean authorities must disclose the medical condition and care being provided to jailed journalist Dawit Isaac, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today following unofficial reports saying that he was hospitalized. CPJ points out that the...

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