Calls for Republic of the Congo president to free jailed Talassa editor
September 18, 2017 11:25 AM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Sans Frontières write to Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, about Ghys Fortuné Dombé Bemba, editor of the privately owned newspaper Talassa, who has been jailed without charge since January.
CPJ calls on Israel to reverse decision over Al-Jazeera reporter's press card
August 18, 2017 4:43 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists requests that at a hearing scheduled for August 21, the Government Press Office reverses its decision to revoke the press card of Elias Karram, an Israeli journalist and Al-Jazeera Jerusalem correspondent.
CPJ urges Chinese President Xi Jinping to release jailed journalist Huang Qi
August 9, 2017 1:02 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to Chinese President Xi Jinping to express deep concern about the deteriorating health condition of journalist Huang Qi, who is imprisoned in Mianyang City, Sichuan, and to urge his release.
CPJ asks Confederation of African Football to urge release of jailed Cameroonian journalists
July 6, 2017 5:24 PM ET
Ahmad Ahmad President of the Confederation of African Football 3 Abdel Khalek Sarwat Street, 6th October City 12566, Egypt Via Email: [email protected] Via Facsimile: +20-2/3824 7274 July 6, 2017 Dear Mr. Ahmad, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an international, independent nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving press freedom, ask...
CPJ calls for release of Zagros TV journalist detained in Syria
June 29, 2017 1:07 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to the co-chairs of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria and authorities governing the Cizire Canton in Syria, to request the release of Zagros TV journalist Barzan Hussein Liani, whom security forces detained in May.
Calls to shutter Qatari media show contempt for press freedom
June 28, 2017 3:10 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt to drop demands that Qatari-funded media be closed as a condition for the lifting of the partial blockade they have imposed on Qatar.