Letters

  

CPJ calls on Burundi’s new president to free Iwacu journalists, respect press freedom

July 16, 2020 His Excellency Évariste NdayishimiyePresident of the Republic of Burundi Via Email: presidence@burundi.gov.bi Dear President Ndayishimiye, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent non-governmental organization that champions press freedom around the world, note your inauguration pledges to promote human rights, respect freedom of opinion, and guarantee justice for all citizens. We…

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CPJ sends letter to U.S. Agency for Global Media head encouraging unbiased coverage

Mr. Michael PackChief Executive OfficerU.S. Agency for Global Media330 Independence Avenue SWWashington, D.C., 20237 Sent via email Dear Mr. Pack, As you assume leadership of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), we at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent press freedom organization, write to express deep concern regarding your initial moves as chief…

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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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