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National Geographic reporter shot in Chihuahua while conducting an interview

October 11, 2019 11:52 AM ET

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Palestinian journalist Hani al-Agha detained by Hamas forces in Gaza since September 25

October 4, 2019 1:35 PM ET

Beirut, October 4, 2019 -- Hamas security forces should immediately release journalist Hani al-Agha and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Adel Walid Kharsa

September 18, 2019 10:43 PM ET

Security forces arrested Kharsa in connection with his coverage of protests in Hama, according to human rights organizations. Kharsa’s whereabouts, well-being, and legal status were unknown in late year, but Amnesty International said it was concerned he may have been...

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Maman Abou

September 18, 2019 10:33 PM ET

Police officers arrested Abou, director of the private weekly newspaper Le Républicain, at the newspaper's offices in the capital, Niamey. He was transferred to Central Prison in Niamey the same day. On November 7, Abou was sentenced to six months...

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Abdoulaye Tiémogo

September 18, 2019 10:33 PM ET

Tiémogo, publisher and editor-in-chief of the satirical weekly Le Canard Déchaîné, was arrested for allegedly defaming Prime Minister Hama Amadou in a series of unflattering opinion pieces. Tiémogo accused the prime minister of attempting to bribe Mahamane Ousmane, the head...

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Adib al-Atrash

September 18, 2019 10:23 PM ET

Adib al-Atrash, a stringer for Palestine Post, was arrested by Israeli security forces at dawn from his family home in the West Bank city of Hebron, his fiancée Shatha Zghayer told CPJ, confirming local media reports. Zghayer told CPJ she...

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Omar Nazzal

September 18, 2019 10:23 PM ET

Palestinian writer Omar Nazzal was arrested by the Israel Defense Forces at Allenby Bridge crossing between the West Bank and Jordan on April 23, 2016, en route to a general meeting of the European Federation of Journalists in Sarajevo, the...

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Ali Aliwiwe

September 18, 2019 10:23 PM ET

Ali Aliwiwe, the host of an evening news program on Palestinian Radio 4, was arrested by Israeli security forces at his home in the West Bank city of Hebron at 2:30 a.m. on October 21, 2015, an hour after he...

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Mustafa al-Khawaja

September 18, 2019 10:23 PM ET

Al-Khawaja, a correspondent for the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa TV in the West Bank, was arrested at his home in Naalin village on the morning of October 20, 2014, according to his station and news reports. Al-Khawaja's brother, Firas, told the regional...

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Aziz Kayed

September 18, 2019 10:23 PM ET

Kayed, the West Bank director of the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa TV, was arrested by Israeli security forces during a raid of his house in the early morning of June 17, the station reported. Kayed's daughter, Maryam, told the Palestinian press freedom...

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