Letters

  

CPJ sends letter calling for EU to pressure Morocco on press freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the European External Action Service to pressure Moroccan authorities to release detained journalists and cease surveilling members of the press.

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CPJ, RSF send letter expressing concern over Twitter policies

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders send a joint letter to Twitter expressing concern over recent developments at the social media company.

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CPJ, international journalists, call on Guatemalan president to release journalist José Rubén Zamora

CPJ joins an open letter expressing deep concern over—and opposition to—the continued detention of and criminal charges against international award-winning journalist José Rubén Zamora Marroquín.

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CPJ, partners send letter calling for US to drop charges against Julian Assange

CPJ joined a coalition of press freedom, civil liberties, and international human rights organizations calling for the United States to drop its charges against Julian Assange.

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CPJ, Paradigm Initiative urge Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema to institute press freedom reforms

CPJ and Paradigm Initiative write to Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema to urge him to act on his commitments and ensure Zambia’s press can work freely and without fear of reprisal.

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CPJ, partners call on Hong Kong leader to secure Jimmy Lai’s release

CPJ and partner organizations write to Hong Kong Chief Executive Lee to request his leadership to cease targeted persecution against Jimmy Lai, the 74-year-old founder of Next Digital Limited and the Apple Daily newspaper, release him from jail, and immediately drop all charges against him.

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CPJ calls on President Berdimuhamedov to lift restrictions on Turkmenistan’s press, release journalist Nurgeldi Halykov

CPJ calls on Turkmenistan’s president, Serdar Berdimuhamedov, to lift restrictions on the press and release imprisoned journalist Nurgeldi Halykov.

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Journalist safety, press freedom groups urge U.S. Secretary of State Blinken to expedite visas for Afghan journalists

Press freedom and journalist safety organizations urge Secretary of State Blinken and the Department of State to take every possible step to expedite the processing of Priority 2-referred Afghans under the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and Special Immigrant Visa applications from at-risk Afghan citizens, and in particular journalists.

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CPJ calls on Biden administration to investigate killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

CPJ calls on the Biden administration to lead a thorough, independent, and transparent investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

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CPJ urges International Criminal Court to seek justice for journalist Danish Siddiqui

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the ICC to act on a petition filed by Siddiqui’s family.

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