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EU envoy urged to seek release of jailed Cubans

March 17, 2009 2:25 PM ET

Dear Mr. Michel: Your planned trip to Havana this week coincides with the sixth anniversary of Cuba's massive crackdown on independent journalists and dissidents. The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on you to urge Raúl Castro's government to release the 21 journalists still jailed in Cuban prisons and extend the internationally guaranteed right of free expression to all Cubans.

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Ethiopia lifts filtering of critical Web sites--at least for now

March 4, 2009 5:59 PM ET

Journalists in Ethiopia informed CPJ over the weekend that our Web site, which was blocked to Internet users in the capital, Addis Ababa, since August, was accessible again....

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Yahoo France reacts to Burkina Faso e-mail death threats

February 24, 2009 5:04 PM ET

A week ago today, CPJ sent a letter of concern to President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso urging his government to investigate a series of death threats sent in the past year or so via e-mail to independent journalists there....

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Tunisia's Radio Kalima shuttered; staffers harassed

February 12, 2009 5:26 PM ET

Ever since Radio Kalima staffers launched their new station on January 26, Tunisian plainclothes police have done everything they can to suppress the newly launched satellite radio station: besieging the offices for several days, threatening a managing editor with a...

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After mysterious fire, online columnist dead in Congo

February 6, 2009 5:43 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--An online columnist known for criticizing the government and alleging high-level corruption was buried in the Republic of Congo today following his death in a military hospital on Monday, according to local journalists. Bruno Ossébi, left,...

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Fighting back against Thai censorship

February 4, 2009 10:54 AM ET

Thailand's Internet--once open and free--is fast morphing into one of Asia's more censored cyberspaces. But a new group of concerned Thai citizens, known as the Thai Netizen Network (TNN), is bidding to turn back the tide of government censorship through...

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Government intensifies media, Internet crackdown

January 30, 2009 2:07 PM ET

New York, January 30, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about mounting government threats to media and Internet freedom in Thailand, including legal action against community radio stations and censoring thousands of Web sites....

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Medvedev, endangered sheep, and online controls

January 16, 2009 3:23 PM ET

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has tried to create an image apart from his mentor Vladimir Putin. Medvedev claims to support civil liberties, vows to combat corruption, and likes to speak about press freedom. In his first State of the Nation...

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Vietnamese leader urged to roll back online restrictions

January 16, 2009 2:35 PM ET

Dear President Triet: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by new online content restrictions that appear to be part of a stepped-up official campaign to suppress and intimidate reporters, editors, and commentators.

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