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Five courageous journalists to be honored at CPJ's 2018 International Press Freedom Awards

November 16, 2018 12:00 AM ET

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of November 8, 2018

November 15, 2018 12:40 PM ET

Court sentences former Zaman journalist A court in Uşak on November 14 convicted Ali Ünal, a former columnist for the shuttered daily Zaman, of "founding and leading an armed terrorist organization" and sentenced him to 19 years and six...

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CPJ welcomes Gulnoza Said as Europe and Central Asia program coordinator

November 12, 2018 5:00 PM ET

New York, November 12, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased to announce that Gulnoza Said has been named CPJ's Europe and Central Asia program coordinator. Said will lead efforts to report, monitor, and advocate on press freedom issues in...

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Two CPJ staff briefly detained in Tanzania

November 9, 2018 12:05 AM ET

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of November 1, 2018

November 8, 2018 12:47 PM ET

Journalists in court An Istanbul court on November 5 convicted Yasir Kaya, a sports journalist formerly with Fenerbahçe TV or FBTV, of "being a member of a [terrorist] organization" and sentenced him to six years and three months in...

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At least 324 journalists have been murdered in the past decade

November 2, 2018 12:35 AM ET

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of October 26, 2018

November 1, 2018 12:37 PM ET

Journalist freed pending trial An Istanbul court on October 31, ordered Ali Sönmez Kayar, a reporter for the socialist Etkin News Agency (ETHA), to be freed pending trial, the independent news website Bianet reported. Kayar, who is charged with...

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Is there a path to justice in Khashoggi's murder?

October 26, 2018 12:01 AM ET

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of October 18

October 25, 2018 1:37 PM ET

Court sentences journalists over Özgür Gündem campaignAn Istanbul court on October 24 sentenced three journalists to jail for "insulting the president" in the now shuttered pro-Kurdish daily Özgür Gündem, the daily Evrensel reported....

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CPJ asks Turkey to seek UN inquiry on Khashoggi; Vietnamese blogger 'Mother Mushroom' released from prison; and more in The Torch

October 19, 2018 12:05 AM ET

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