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Dutch journalist Okke Ornstein due to be freed from Panama prison

December 20, 2016 3:39 PM ET

New York, December 20, 2016--Dutch journalist Okke Ornstein is due to be released unconditionally from a Panamanian prison by December 23, his lawyer Manuel Succari told CPJ today. The journalist was named in a list published by the government today of people whose sentences were reduced as part of...

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Journalists grapple with increasing power of European extremists

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

Athens, May 6, 2012. Journalists attending Golden Dawn's triumphal election night news conference are ordered to stand up when the group's leader, Nikos Michaloliakos, enters the room. "Rise up! Rise up! Show your respect!" barks the master of ceremonies, an agitated black-clad, bald-headed toughie. The journalists who refuse the...

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Dutch couple released in Yemen

December 11, 2013 9:57 AM ET

Judith Spiegel, who reports for multiple Dutch outlets in Yemen, and her husband, Boudewijn Berendsen, were released six months after being taken hostage by an unknown group, the Dutch and Yemeni governments said in a joint statement on December 10, 2013....

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European Court ruling protects media sources

September 16, 2010 3:06 PM ET

New York, September 16, 2010--The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights unanimously held that media premises are exempt from police searches, marking a major victory for press freedom across the continent on Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. CPJ had joined in the amicus curiae....

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NETHERLANDS: Two journalists jailed for not revealing sources

November 27, 2006 12:00 PM ET

November 27, 2006 Posted December 13, 2006 Bart Mos, De Telegraaf Joost de Haas, De Telegraaf IMPRISONED An investigating judge in The Hague ordered the detention of Mos and de Haas for not revealing the identity of sources for a story they wrote for the Amsterdam-based independent daily De Telegraaf....

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