CPJ calls on Tajik president to ensure journalists can report the news freely and safely
October 25, 2019 11:11 AM ET
CPJ writes to Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to express serious concerns regarding threats to journalists, censorship of independent news outlets and the internet, and restrictions on accreditation of journalists in Tajikistan as the country prepares to hold parliamentary and presidential elections in 2020.
CPJ calls on Hong Kong chief executive to establish body to probe police violence against journalists
October 9, 2019 4:58 PM ET
CPJ writes to Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to urge her to use her authority to take the steps necessary to launch an independent body that can investigate repeated attacks on journalists by Hong Kong police.
CPJ calls on SADC heads of state to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists
August 16, 2019 12:32 PM ET
CPJ writes to the executive secretary and heads of state of the Southern African Development Community ahead of the 39th Ordinary Summit, urging them to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists in SADC.
CPJ, partner organizations call on Sacramento Police Department to fulfill commitment to respect the rights of journalists covering protests
August 15, 2019 5:44 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists along with partner organizations write to Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn to urge the Sacramento Police Department to fulfill its commitment to respect the rights of journalists covering protests in the city.
CPJ calls on Tanzania’s Magufuli to drop Kabendera charges, investigate Gwanda case
August 12, 2019 2:18 PM ET
CPJ writes to Tanzanian President John Magufuli to urge his government to drop charges against freelance journalist Erick Kabendera and provide a public accounting of the fate of missing journalist Azory Gwanda.
CPJ calls on authorities in Shenzhen, China to release labor journalists
August 9, 2019 1:57 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to authorities in Shenzhen, China, calling on them to release Yang Zhengjun, Wei Zhili, and Ke Chengbing--editors for the labor news outlet ILabour.net--and cease all legal proceedings against them.