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Online journalist harassed, threatened in Moscow

September 30, 2009 5:23 PM ET

New York, September 30, 2009—Moscow police must immediately investigate and bring to an end a campaign of harassment orchestrated in part by a pro-Kremlin organization against online journalist Aleksandr Podrabinek, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Honduran radio station goes online after suspension

September 29, 2009 6:03 PM ET

Early Monday morning, military and police personnel forcefully shut down the Tegucigalpa-based Radio Globo under a decree by the de facto government that suspends civil liberties, CPJ reported. Today, Honduran and international media outlets said the radio station was being...

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Vietnam's Triet urged to fulfill promises on reform

September 25, 2009 10:18 AM ET

Dear Mr. President: It has been nearly three years since Vietnam was accepted into the World Trade Organization and your government announced its intention to play a more prominent role in international organizations and multilateral forums. Your participation in this week’s United Nations General Assembly and your country’s scheduled assumption next year of the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are testament to Vietnam’s more engaged approach to international relations.

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National Day triggers censorship, cyber attacks in China

September 22, 2009 4:07 PM ET

New York, September 22, 2009—The Chinese government should stop censoring Web sites and protect Internet users from cyber attacks in advance of upcoming National Day celebrations, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. October 1 marks the 60th anniversary of...

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In Uganda, citizen journalists fill news gap during riots

September 17, 2009 2:56 PM ET

Last week in Uganda, authorities reacted to violent anti-government demonstrations, at left, by yanking at least four radio stations off the air and banning political programming and some journalists from the airwaves.  I have been covering the Ugandan blogosphere...

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To blog in Cuba: defying hazards, enjoying freedom

September 10, 2009 12:06 AM ET

I share with my fellow Cuban independent journalists the drunkenness of writing freely under a totalitarian dictatorship; of experiencing the catharsis of denouncing the regime’s violations; of feeling useful to my people knowing that, in the long run, what...

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The alternative Cuban blogosphere

September 10, 2009 12:04 AM ET

At the end of the 1990s, Cuban dissidents sought out different media to disseminate the reality of the island. Reports on violations by a government that proclaims itself a human rights’ defender begin to circulate around the world, damaging the...

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Special Report: Chronicling Cuba, bloggers offer fresh hope

September 10, 2009 12:00 AM ET

A vibrant, independent blogging culture is emerging in Cuba, of all places. Numerous journalistic blogs are exploring important social and economic issues. Will the regime crack down, or is a new era dawning? By Carlos Lauría and María Salazar Ferro...

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Video Report: Cuban Bloggers

September 10, 2009 12:00 AM ET

In this video report, CPJ’s Carlos Lauría and María Salazar Ferro join with Cuban blogger Laritza Diversant in explaining the roots of Cuban blogging and the major obstacles these journalists overcome. (5:32) Read the special report, “Chroncling Cuba, Bloggers Offer...

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Online journalist beaten in southern Siberia

September 9, 2009 3:15 PM ET

New York, September 9, 2009—Regional authorities must launch a thorough probe into a brazen attack on Mikhail Afanasyev, editor of the online magazine Novy Fokus, and examine whether his journalism was the motive, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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