Yang Zili

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I...

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2004 prison census: 122 journalists jailed

December 31, 2004 4:26 PM ET

Around the world, 122 journalists were in prison at the end of 2004 for practicing their profession, 16 fewer than the year before. International advocacy campaigns, including those waged by the Committee to Protect Journalists, helped win the early release...

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Journalists in prison, 2004

December 31, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Around the world, 122 journalists were in prison at the end of 2004 for practicing their profession, 16 fewer than the year before. International advocacy campaigns, including those waged by the Committee to Protect Journalists, helped win the early release...

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2003 prison census: 138 journalists jailed

March 11, 2004 12:47 PM ET

There were 138 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2003 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is the same as last year. An analysis of the reasons behind this is contained in the...

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Attacks on the Press in 2003: Journalists in Prison

March 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

There were 138 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2003 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is the same as last year. An analysis of the reasons behind this is contained in the...

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CPJ condemns arrest of Internet essayistDetention is part of continuing crackdown on online speech

November 3, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the recent arrest of Internet essayist Du Daobin and is gravely concerned that his arrest could mark an escalation in the continuing crackdown on online speech in China.

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Four Internet writers sentenced to lengthy prison terms

May 28, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 28, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns today’s sentencing of Internet journalists Xu Wei, Jin Haike, Yang Zili, and Zhang Honghai. This morning, the Beijing Intermediate Court sentenced Xu Wei and Jin Haike to ten years...

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CPJ protests detention of journalists

April 23, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the prolonged detention of writers Yang Zili, Xu Wei, Jin Haike, and Zhang Honghai. On April 21, the Beijing Intermediate Court reopened the trial against the four men, who...

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CPJ calls on Chinese government to release imprisoned journalists

March 12, 2003 12:00 PM ET

March 12, 2003, New York—On the eve of a major leadership change in Beijing, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on the Chinese government to release all journalists who have been jailed for their work. China currently holds 39...

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2002 prison census: 139 journalists jailed

December 3, 2002 7:01 PM ET

There were 139 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2002 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 118 journalists were in jail. An analysis of...

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