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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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CPJ Insider October 2019: Khashoggi’s murder anniversary, Sulzberger’s warning, threats to women journalists unpacked

October 7, 2019 9:12 AM ET

CPJ marks one year since Khashoggi’s murder with court action What did the U.S. government know, and when did it know it? As CPJ enters year two of advocacy to secure justice for Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post columnist who...

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One week, two journalists shot in Haiti; Egypt press clampdown continues unabated

October 4, 2019 10:15 AM ET

In less than eight days in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, two journalists, Edmond Agenor Joseph and Chery Dieu-Nalio of the Associated Press, were shot in separate incidents. Both were clearly identified as members of the press at the time of...

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One year without justice for Washington Post columnist Khashoggi

September 30, 2019 5:33 PM ET

New York, September 30, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today reiterated its demand to the U.S. and U.N. for transparency and justice for Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and said that it was dismayed by the lack of accountability...

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CPJ asks DC District Court to force release of intelligence community Khashoggi files

September 27, 2019 10:40 AM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday asking the court to release documents regarding Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, which the U.S. government claimed in court...

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Kashmir’s news media faces existential crisis amid restrictions, arrests

September 24, 2019 12:54 PM ET

On August 5, the government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a strict communication blackout in Jammu and Kashmir after stripping the state of its limited autonomous status under the Indian constitution. A month later as the restrictions...

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Le Quoc Quan

September 18, 2019 11:03 PM ET

Quan, a lawyer and blogger, was arrested on tax evasion charges while taking his children to school in the capital, Hanoi. His arrest came days after he wrote an article published on the BBC's Vietnamese-language website that criticized the Communist...

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Taoufik Ben Brik

September 18, 2019 10:44 PM ET

Ben Brik, a contributor to several European media outlets and one of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's top critics, was sentenced November 26 to six months in prison on trumped-up charges of assault, property damage, defamation, and violating public...

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Mohamed Sokrate

September 18, 2019 10:28 PM ET

Sokrate, a prominent blogger, was arrested by security forces while leaving an Internet café in Marrakech. In June, a local court sentenced him to two years in prison on charges of drug possession and trafficking, according to news reports. Sokarte...

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Shafiqul Islam Shafiq

September 18, 2019 9:46 PM ET

Shafiq, a photographer, was arrested on October 28 in Rajshahi, in northwestern Bangladesh. He was taken by plainclothes men believed to be members of the Rapid Action Battalion, an elite anticrime and antiterrorism force under the jurisdiction of the Ministry...

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