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Taiwan: Police raid magazine offices

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns today’s raid on the weekly Taiwan Next magazine, which government authorities have accused of endangering national security.

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Government may deport Far Eastern Economic Review journalists

February 22, 2001 His Excellency Thaksin Shinawatra Prime Minister Government House Bangkok, Thailand Via facsimile: 66-2-282-8587 Your Excellency:

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Prominent journalists call for release of Chinese reporter

New York, New York, February 14, 2002–CPJ delivered nearly 600 petitions to Chinese president Jiang Zemin today calling for the release of journalist Jiang Weiping, a recipient of CPJ’s 2001 International Press Freedom Award. The petitions urge President Jiang to “release Jiang Weiping and other jailed Chinese journalists immediately and unconditionally, and to uphold the…

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CPJ awardee receives nine-year sentence

New York, November 2, 2001—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the nine-year prison sentence handed down to journalist Jiang Weiping by the Dalian Intermediate Court in Liaoning Province. The sentence was confirmed by CPJ sources, but has not yet been publicly announced. In a secret trial held on September 5, CPJ International Press Freedom…

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Jailed journalist asks United Nations for justice

New York, October 2, 2001—After trying unsuccessfully for three years to secure his release from prison, Gao Qinrong, a reporter for the official Xinhua News Agency, has asked the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCHR) to intercede with the Chinese government on his behalf. Gao has been imprisoned since 1998 on trumped-up charges…

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Thugs attack local news magazine

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is writing to condemn the recent attack on the office of the magazine Taiwan Next (Taiwan Yi Zhoukan), and to ask your government to ensure that the police investigation into the attack is thorough and professional.

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China Briefing August 2001: Running in Place

The Chinese government says it wants journalists to investigate corruption. Is it serious?

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CPJ asks fair trial for journalist charged with spying

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the continued imprisonment of author and journalist Wu Jianming, a U.S. citizen, on charges of spying for Taiwan and “collecting information that endangers state security.”

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CPJ asks fair trial for journalist charged with spying

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the continued imprisonment of author and journalist Wu Jianming, a U.S. citizen, on charges of spying for Taiwan and “collecting information that endangers state security.”

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CPJ asks fair trial for journalist charged with spying

August 2, 2001 His Excellency Jiang Zemin President, People’s Republic of China Beijing 100032 People’s Republic of China VIA FACSIMILE: 86-10-6512-5810 Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the continued imprisonment of author and journalist Wu Jianming, a U.S. citizen, on charges of spying for Taiwan and “collecting information that…

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