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A blogger in Tunisia: My life with the censor

April 30, 2009 10:00 AM ET

The specter of government opposition to blogging, journalism, and free expression in general in Tunisia is so intense that the mere appearance of a specific name online is enough to push the government to block the Web site where it...

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The 'cruel censorship' of Turkmenistan

April 30, 2009 10:00 AM ET

Even though Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov announced two years ago the necessity of universal Internet access, the Web is more than restricted in the country. This is connected to cruel official censorship, the serious limitation of the availability and speed...

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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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Audio Report: Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

In our special report, “10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger,” CPJ names the world’s leading online oppressors. Here, Deputy Director Robert Mahoney explains why CPJ undertook this report and how it arrived at its conclusions. Listen to the...

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Media caught in the middle of Thai conflict

April 29, 2009 2:44 PM ET

The media have become part and parcel of Thailand's intensifying political conflict: Two privately held satellite television news stations are openly aligned with competing political street movements, and state-controlled outlets are under opposition fire for allegedly misrepresenting recent crucial news...

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Republic of Congo Special Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

Bruno Jacquet Ossébi, a Franco-Congolese journalist known for outspoken coverage of government corruption in the Republic of Congo, dies after a mysterious fire burns down his house. By Mohamed Keita with reporting by Sarah Turbeaux...

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Republic of Congo Audio Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

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New film documents Burma's undercover reporters

April 15, 2009 3:40 PM ET

"Get that guy--he's a reporter." The order, shouted in Burmese amid the chilling sound of gunfire, can be heard in the preview of the new documentary, "Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country" by Danish filmmaker Anders Ostergaard. The preview...

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CPJ concerned about Bahrain Web crackdown

April 7, 2009 2:43 PM ET

Your Majesty: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to protest the ‎recent deterioration of press freedom in Bahrain and your government's ‎ongoing campaign against critical or ‎opposition Web sites and blogs. The crackdown against those sites has resulted ‎in dozens of them ‎being blocked inside the kingdom, according to local and international human rights and ‎press ‎freedom watchdogs. ‎

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Report: Tibetan writer detained, whereabouts unclear

March 31, 2009 4:26 PM ET

New York, March 31, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Public Security Bureau in China's Gansu province to disclose the whereabouts and legal status of Kunga Tsayang, a monk from the Amdo Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery who has...

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