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Journalists assaulted, detained while covering protests in Beirut

January 16, 2020 3:50 PM ET

Beirut, January 16, 2020 -- Lebanese authorities should investigate recent attacks against journalists covering protests in Beirut by both police and demonstrators, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Masked attackers ransack Chilean newspaper, break equipment and set fires

January 16, 2020 3:04 PM ET

Miami, January 16, 2020—Chilean authorities should immediately investigate an attack on the daily newspaper El Mercurio de Antofagasta and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Masked men broke into the newspaper’s headquarters in Antofagasta, a city in northern Chile, on January 13, damaging...

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Ugandan police harass and detain journalists covering opposition politician Bobi Wine

January 14, 2020 3:25 PM ET

Nairobi, January 14, 2020 -- Ugandan police should drop all charges against journalist Willy Tamale and cease harassing reporters for their political coverage, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalist Patricia Kayuni assaulted while covering protest in Malawi

January 14, 2020 12:05 PM ET

New York, January 14, 2019 -- Malawian authorities should conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the assault of journalist Patricia Kayuni and ensure that those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Missing radio anchor found dead in Mexico’s Michoacán state

January 13, 2020 6:36 PM ET

Mexico City, January 13, 2020—The Committee to Protect Journalists today urged Mexican authorities to open a credible and transparent investigation into the death of reporter Fidel Ávila Góme, whose body was found on January 7 near the state borders of Michoacán and Guerrero....

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Sudan suspends four news outlets over alleged financial link to Bashir regime

January 13, 2020 5:46 PM ET

New York, January 13, 2020—Sudanese authorities should end their suspension of the newspapers El Ray El Aam and El Sudani and the TV channels Ashorooq and Teiba, and work toward institutionalizing press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Sudanese authorities suspended the four news outlets as part...

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Colombian magazine Semana alleges military spied on its journalists

January 13, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Bogotá, January 13, 2020 – Colombian authorities must undertake an in-depth and transparent investigation into allegations that the military illegally spied on journalists, and ensure those responsible are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Montenegro reporters Živković and Raičević charged with criminal incitement

January 13, 2020 12:52 PM ET

Berlin, January 13, 2020 -- Montenegrin authorities should immediately drop charges against Dražen Živković and Gojko Raičević and cease pursuing criminal cases against journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Malawi detains, charges 3 journalists seeking to cover EU delegation’s return

January 10, 2020 5:57 PM ET

New York, January 10, 2020 -- Malawian authorities should drop the prosecution of three journalists who wanted to cover the return to the country on January 8 of a European Union electoral observer mission, but were instead detained for two hours at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe, the capital,...

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Journalists threatened, assaulted while covering local politician in Sierra Leone

January 10, 2020 4:21 PM ET

Abuja, January 10, 2020 -- Authorities in Sierra Leone should investigate recent attacks against journalists covering local politics, and should ensure that reporters can do their jobs safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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