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BBC and VOA Web sites banned in China

December 16, 2008 12:33 PM ET

In response to reports today that the BBC's Chinese language news site and Voice of America in Chinese have been banned in China, we issued this statement....

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The business of human rights

December 5, 2008 11:12 AM ET

One of the reasons the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has spawned so many events this month may have something to do with the venue. The declaration was signed in Paris--who wouldn't want to commemorate the...

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Blogger sentenced to more than 20 years in prison

November 11, 2008 1:42 PM ET

New York, November 11, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the long prison sentence handed down by a Burmese court to blogger Nay Phone Latt, who has been held in detention since his arrest on January 29....

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Malaysia Today blogger released

November 7, 2008 3:30 PM ET

New York, November 7, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the court-ordered release from prison today of blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin, editor and founder of the Malaysia Today news and commentary Web site....

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Blogger reaches two-year mark in prison

November 6, 2008 5:00 PM ET

New York, November 6, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the continued imprisonment of an Egyptian blogger jailed two years ago on Friday....

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Malaysia's Risk-Takers

October 14, 2008 9:16 PM ET

The government's promise not to censor the Internet has allowed bloggers more latitude than journalists working in other media. Now, with a leading blogger jailed, that freedom is in jeopardy....

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Bloggers support Morocco's Mohamed Erraji

September 11, 2008 5:05 PM ET

Bloggers across the Web are showing their solidarity with Mohamed Erraji, a Moroccan blogger who was sentenced to two years in prison last week for "failing to show respect for the king." A Moroccan court convicted Erraji, 29, a contributor...

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CPJ site blocked in Ethiopia

August 29, 2008 12:42 PM ET

Reliable sources in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa have informed CPJ this week that our site was inaccessible on the servers of the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation, the country's official Internet service provider. A handful of separate Internet users in...

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Olympics: Games over, censorship renewed

August 25, 2008 10:14 AM ET

With the Games completed, it's back to Internet censorship as usual. Remember the issue about Web sites being blocked inside the Main Press Center? The problem was only partially resolved. After complaints, more sites became available to reporters inside...

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