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Saberi voices support for colleagues held in North Korea

June 8, 2009 5:04 PM ET

Journalist Roxana Saberi, recently detained in Iran, asked us to release this statement on her behalf in response to the convictions of Laura Ling and Euna Lee in North Korea: "As a fellow journalist, I am shocked and saddened to...

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North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 years' labor

June 8, 2009 1:41 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2009--International pressure from all countries involved in the Six Party Talks should be leveraged to ensure the release of U.S. journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling after a North Korean court sentenced them today to 12...

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CPJ, IFEX members seek support in Lee, Ling case

June 3, 2009 1:25 PM ET

Forty members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) have signed on to a letter calling on the international community to press for the release of journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling...

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Call for journalists' release as trial date nears in North Korea

June 3, 2009 12:56 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2009--On the eve of the June 4 criminal trial date for U.S. television journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls for all countries involved in the Six Party...

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Families of Ling, Lee urge talks to resolve detentions

June 1, 2009 8:55 AM ET

New York, June 1, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all parties to pursue diplomatic efforts to gain the release of detained U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who are facing trial in North Korea this week. The...

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CPJ urges talks to free journalists held in North Korea

June 1, 2009 8:07 AM ET

We released a statement today after the families of two U.S. journalists being held in North Korea spoke publicly for the first time. The families of Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee appeared on NBC's "Today" show this...

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Euna Lee, Laura Ling families to speak out

May 29, 2009 4:31 PM ET

With a June 4 criminal trial date looming for what North Korea calls "hostile acts," the families of Euna Lee and Laura Ling have decided to speak out about the two journalists' detention in Pyongyang. The two women have been...

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CPJ calls on North Korea to release journalists

May 14, 2009 10:26 AM ET

In response to a North Korean statement that American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling of U.S. media outlet Current TV, arrested on March 17 along the border with China, will be put on trial on June 4, the Committee...

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North Korea will try American journalists

April 24, 2009 2:12 PM ET

New York, April 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today after North Korea announced that it would try American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee on unspecified criminal charges, according to international news reports....

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