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Iran urged to release detained Washington Post journalist

July 30, 2014 5:06 PM ET

The Guardian cited CPJ's research on press freedom in Iran and CPJ's analysis on the imprisonment of Jacob Rezaian. Read the full article here....

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Mass surveillance is corroding American democracy, Human Rights report concludes

July 28, 2014 4:59 PM ET

The Huffington Post referenced CPJ's report, Obama and the Press, in an article covering the Human Rights Watch/ACLU report on the affect of mass surveillance on American democracy. Read the full article here....

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Iran confirms arrest of Post correspondent

July 25, 2014 4:49 PM ET

The Washington Post cited CPJ's statement on the detainment of Post correspondent Jacob Rezaian, his wife, and other journalists in Iran. Read the full article here....

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This Palestinian journalist was killed in an ambulance on Sunday

July 22, 2014 4:40 PM ET

Vice quoted Sherif Mansour, CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program coordinator, in its analysis of threats to journalists covering Operation Protective Edge. Read the full article here....

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Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

July 21, 2014 4:36 PM ET

Reuters cited CPJ's Impunity Index in its analysis of the threats to Nigeria's media. Read the full article here....

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Israeli airstrikes injure three journalists in Gaza

July 18, 2014 4:31 PM ET

Mashable quoted CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program coordinator, Sherif Mansour, after three journalists were injured by IDF airstrikes in Gaza. Read the full article here....

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Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged with terrorism

July 18, 2014 4:29 PM ET

BBC World News, Africa quoted CPJ's statement on the sentencing of the Zone 9 bloggers. Read the full article here....

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CPJ condems closed court hearings for nine Ethiopian journalists

July 16, 2014 4:25 PM ET

InDepthAfrica quoted CPJ's East Africa Representative, Tom Rhodes, in its coverage of the sentencing of the zone 9 bloggers in Ethiopia. Read the full article here....

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Press freedom groups condemn Israel's killing of media worker

July 10, 2014 4:20 PM ET

After CPJ released an alert on the death of Hamid Sihab, a Palestinian media worker who died when an IDF airstrike hit his press car, the Huffington Post quoted CPJ's coverage. Read the full article here....

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Egyptian president wishes journalists had been deported; Nigerian editor missing

July 7, 2014 12:29 PM ET

In its round up of journalism news outside the U.S., Poynter cited CPJ's alert on the disapearance of Nigerian editor, Thomas Thomas. Read the full article here....

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Thank you for supporting #FREEAJSTAFF

July 3, 2014 12:24 PM ET

Al-Jazeera reviews what it calls the largest social media press freedom campaign ever: #FreeAJStaff. The article cites CPJ's coverage of the trial. Read the full article here....

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Hard Numbers

July 1, 2014 12:13 PM ET

Columbia Journalism Review used CPJ's research in its list of key numbers that measure press freedom around the world today. Read the full article here....

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