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CNN.com highlights high number of journalist arrests

April 21, 2009 10:11 AM ET

CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon spoke extensively to CNN.com's Tom Watkins about the huge number of journalists imprisoned for their work around the globe. The piece comes at a time when two high profile cases--that of Roxana Saberi in Iran, and...

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North Korea must explain detention of journalists

March 30, 2009 4:59 PM ET

We issued this statement today after North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency announced that two American news reporters, Current TV's Laura Ling and Euna Lee, will be tried for alleged illegal entry into North Korea and hostile acts ...  ...

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Reports say North Korea has detained U.S. journalists

March 19, 2009 4:35 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2009--Diplomats in China, North Korea, and the United States should cooperate to ensure the safe release of two journalists and a guide reportedly detained by North Korea while working near the country's border with China, the...

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