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CPJ calls on Thailand to account for missing Vietnamese blogger

February 6, 2019 12:15 PM ET

Bangkok, February 6, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat, publicly report on that investigation's findings, and take all measures to ensure that the journalist has...

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CPJ Insider: February 2019 edition

January 28, 2019 9:49 AM ET

CPJ joins event at U.S. Capitol marking 100 days since Khashoggi murder The Committee to Protect Journalists spoke alongside policymakers and press freedom advocates at a bipartisan event at the U.S. Capitol on January 10, hosted by Representatives Adam Schiff...

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Rafael Murúa Manríquez

January 25, 2019 6:55 PM ET

The body of Rafael Murúa Manríquez, 34, was found on January 20, 2019, near an expressway approximately 25 miles north of Santa Rosalía, in the northern Mexican state of Baja California Sur, according to news reports. The Baja California Sur...

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Mexican reporter found killed in Baja California Sur

January 22, 2019 5:47 PM ET

Mexico City, January 22, 2019 - Mexican authorities should immediately undertake a transparent and exhaustive investigation into the murder of community radio station director Rafael Murúa Manríquez, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Jesús Medina Ezaine

December 12, 2018 12:09 PM ET

On August 29, 2018, Venezuela's intelligence service, the Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional (SEBIN), detained freelance photographer Jesús Medina Ezaine at a subway station in Caracas, according to news reports. In a video posted to Twitter by Venezuela's National Union...

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Chandan Tiwari

December 7, 2018 2:19 PM ET

Chandan Tiwari, a local reporter with Hindi daily Aj in Jharkhand’s Chatra district, was abducted and badly beaten on October 29, 2018. Police said the reporter was found injured in a forest about 175 miles from Pathalgada, in Jharkhand. He...

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John Cantlie

December 7, 2018 2:12 PM ET

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped John Cantlie, a British freelance photojournalist who contributed to The Sunday Times and The Sunday Telegraph, along with U.S. freelance photojournalist James Foley when they was traveling in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib toward the border...

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Two CPJ staff briefly detained in Tanzania

November 9, 2018 12:05 AM ET

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Local reporter covering corruption is abducted and beaten to death in Jharkhand, India

November 1, 2018 4:11 PM ET

New Delhi, November 1, 2018--Indian authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing of reporter Chandan Tiwari and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Tiwari, a reporter for the Hindi daily Aj, was abducted on...

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Mario Leonel Gómez Sánchez

September 27, 2018 1:51 PM ET

Mario Leonel Gómez Sánchez, a reporter for the local newspaper El Heraldo de Chiapas, was shot dead outside his home in Yajalón, a town in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, at approximately 5 p.m. on September 21, 2018. He...

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