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Letters   |   Myanmar

CPJ urges Myanmar to reform laws restricting press freedom

CPJ writes to Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw to urge him to prioritize reforming laws that restrict press freedom.

May 31, 2016 10:05 AM ET

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Letters   |   Ukraine

CPJ urges Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to condemn threats to journalists

CPJ urges the Ukrainian president to condemn and investigate threats to journalists who have worked in eastern Ukraine.

May 24, 2016 2:16 PM ET

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Letters   |   Vietnam

CPJ urges U.S. President Barack Obama to prioritize press freedom in Vietnam meetings

Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's May 23-25, 2016, visit to Vietnam, CPJ urges him to make respect for press freedom a condition for closer diplomatic and economic ties.

Letters   |   China

CPJ writes to Chinese President Xi Jinping regarding imprisoned Tibetan blogger

May 11, 2016 Xi Jinping President of the People's Republic of China Zhongnanhai, Xichengqu Beijing The People's Republic of China Dear President Xi: We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, international press-freedom advocacy organization, write to express our concern for Tibetan blogger Lobsang Jamyang, also known as Lomig,...

May 11, 2016 10:59 AM ET

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Letters   |   Turkey

CPJ writes to Turkish foreign minister about barring of foreign journalists

CPJ writes to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu regarding the barring of four international journalists in a week, asking him to clarify Turkey's policy on the foreign press, and asking him to affirm that the international press is welcome in Turkey.

Letters   |   Montenegro

CPJ writes to Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Đukanović on behalf of detained journalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Milo Đukanović, prime minister of Montenegro, to instruct authorities to charge or release detained journalist Jovo Martinović.

April 19, 2016 12:40 PM ET

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Letters   |   Nigeria

CPJ calls on Nigerian police chief to investigate assault of publisher, not publisher

CPJ writes to Nigerian Police Inspector General Solomon Arase to urge him to arrest those responsible for beating publisher Yomi Olomofe into a coma in June 2015, rather than investigating the publisher on charges of assaulting his assailants.

March 22, 2016 5:33 PM ET

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Letters   |   Turkey

CPJ writes to Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoğlu to protest takeover of Feza media group

CPJ writes to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to protest the government's takeover of the Feza media group, which runs the newspapers Zaman and Today's Zaman and the Cihan news agency.

March 8, 2016 8:52 AM ET

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Letters   |   Azerbaijan

CPJ asks European Union to prioritize press freedom in talks with Azerbaijan

CPJ writes to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Federica Mogherini to ask her to make press freedom a priority in her February 29, 2016, talks in Baku.

February 26, 2016 3:44 PM ET

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Letters   |   Security, USA

Call for Secretary Kerry to support journalist safety measures

Dear Secretary Kerry: Your support for press freedom and journalist safety is welcome and can play an important role in helping to protect journalists around the world. There are specific actions that you could take that would ensure the agenda you launched last year continues and leaves a lasting legacy.

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