Letters

  

CPJ, multimedia news agencies call on US governors to investigate police attacks on photojournalists during protests

National Governors Association444 N. Capitol St. NW, Ste. 267Washington, DC 20001 June 17, 2020 To U.S. Governors, As the heads of leading multimedia news agencies, we join with the Committee to Protect Journalists to express our grave concern regarding attacks carried out by law enforcement against photographers and visual journalists covering nationwide protests against the…

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International groups call on Trump to speak up for press freedom

A group of journalists, press freedom organizations, and industry groups led by CPJ express deep dismay at the recent violence perpetrated against journalists in the United States.

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CPJ board demands U.S. local authorities halt assaults on journalists

CPJ’s board of directors writes to U.S. governors, mayors, and police chiefs, demanding they take immediate action to stop assaults on journalists who are lawfully covering protests in their communities.

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CPJ sends letter calling on Philippine President Duterte to reopen ABS-CBN

CPJ calls on President Duterte to immediately reverse the decision to shut down broadcaster ABS-CBN.

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CPJ sends letter calling on Puerto Rico governor to respect press freedom

CPJ writes to the Puerto Rican governor to express concern about a recent amendment to the island’s public security law.

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CPJ, 192 partner organizations urge UN Secretary General to take action to secure release of jailed journalists amid COVID-19

The #FreeThePress campaign, made up of 193 press freedom and human rights organizations and the more than 11,337 concerned citizens who signed the petition, urges the UN secretary general to take immediate action to secure the release of journalists jailed around the world whose lives are risk due to the spread of COVID-19.

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CPJ leads call to Maltese Attorney General asking for Europol support for murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

CPJ leads a joint call to Peter Grech, the Maltese Attorney General, asking for increased Europol support in the legal proceedings of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

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CPJ, Amnesty International, Article 19 urge Cuban President Díaz-Canel to release jailed journalist Roberto Quiñones

CPJ, Amnesty International, and Article 19’s Mexico and Central America office write to Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to call for the immediate release of jailed journalist Roberto de Jesús Quiñones Haces amid the sweeping COVID-19 pandemic.

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CPJ, 73 media and rights groups urge Asian heads of state to release jailed journalists

Given that a staggering number of imprisoned journalists are held in jails across the Asian continent, CPJ and other groups call on leaders of these countries to release them at this time of grave public health concern.

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CPJ calls on Trump to improve press freedom in US

CPJ writes the White House about actions by the Trump administration that threaten news media and impede the free flow of information on issues of great public interest. We cite specifically regular statements that delegitimize the role of the press; retaliation against journalists for critical coverage; prosecutions that equate leaking classified documents to the press with espionage; the harassment of journalists at U.S. borders; and limitations on access to information.

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