Letters

  

CPJ, 73 media and rights groups urge Asian heads of state to release jailed journalists

Given that a staggering number of imprisoned journalists are held in jails across the Asian continent, CPJ and other groups call on leaders of these countries to release them at this time of grave public health concern.

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CPJ calls on Trump to improve press freedom in US

CPJ writes the White House about actions by the Trump administration that threaten news media and impede the free flow of information on issues of great public interest. We cite specifically regular statements that delegitimize the role of the press; retaliation against journalists for critical coverage; prosecutions that equate leaking classified documents to the press with espionage; the harassment of journalists at U.S. borders; and limitations on access to information.

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CPJ calls on European External Action Service to press for jailed journalists’ release amid COVID-19

CPJ calls on the EU External Action Service to push for the release of imprisoned journalists amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CPJ, 80 media and rights groups urge African heads of state to release jailed journalists

CPJ and 80 media, press freedom, and human rights organizations write to African heads of state to call on their respective governments to release all jailed journalists amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CPJ sends letter calling on new Malaysian prime minister to respect press freedom

CPJ calls on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to repeal Section 233(1) of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

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Release all jailed journalists now

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CPJ calls on Canadian police to allow journalists to freely cover matters of public interest

CPJ writes to the commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to express concern at the treatment of journalists covering protests against the construction of a gas pipeline through Wet’suwet’en territory, and to urge that the RCMP allow them to do their job and report freely on matters of public interest.

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CPJ calls on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to support press freedom

January 29, 2020 The Honorable Mike PompeoSecretary of StateU.S. Department of State2201 C St NWWashington, D.C., 20520 Sent via email

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CPJ, RSF call on Haitian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders urge Haitian authorities to take steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists, and communicate the results to the public in a timely manner.

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CPJ calls on Tajik president to ensure journalists can report the news freely and safely

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.

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