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CPJ's Butler denied entry to Pakistan to attend a human rights conference

October 18, 2019 10:22 AM ET

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Second Syrian Kurdish journalist dies of wounds sustained in Turkish air strike

October 15, 2019 2:20 PM ET

Beirut, October 15, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today strongly condemned the Turkish air strike on a civilian convoy, as reports emerged that a second journalist died yesterday as a result of the attack....

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Syrian Kurdish journalist killed in Turkish airstrike on civilian convoy

October 13, 2019 6:15 PM ET

Beirut, October 13, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the Turkish air strike on a civilian convoy that killed journalist Saad Ahmed and injured at least four other reporters....

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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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Turkey bans critical reports on military operation in Syria, detains 2 journalists

October 10, 2019 1:42 PM ET

Istanbul, October 10, 2019 –Turkish authorities must stop censoring news reports on the country’s military incursion into Syria and detaining or harassing journalists who cover it, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Turhan Günay

September 18, 2019 10:59 PM ET

Police detained Turhan Günay, the editor of the embattled opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet's literary supplement, in a raid of the newspaper's main office in Istanbul on October 31, 2016, alongside at least 11 other staff members and board members of the...

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Önder Çelik

September 18, 2019 10:58 PM ET

Police detained Önder Çelik, a board member of the foundation that publishes the embattled opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, after a raid of the newspaper's main office in Istanbul on October 31, 2016, alongside at least 11 other staff members and board...

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Mustafa Kemal Güngör

September 18, 2019 10:58 PM ET

Police detained Mustafa Kemal Güngör, a board member of the foundation that publishes the embattled opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, after a raid of the newspaper's main office in Istanbul on October 31, 2016, alongside at least 11 other staff members and...

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Musa Kart

September 18, 2019 10:58 PM ET

Police detained Musa Kart, a cartoonist for the embattled pro-opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, in a raid of the newspaper's main office in Istanbul on October 31, 2016, alongside at least 11 other staff members and board members of the foundation that...

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Kadri Gürsel

September 18, 2019 10:58 PM ET

Police detained Kadri Gürsel, a columnist and publishing consultant for the embattled opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet's literary supplement, in a raid of the newspaper's main office in Istanbul on October 31, 2016, alongside at least 11 other staff members and board...

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