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Algerian media websites newly censored after “false news” ban

May 20, 2020 10:30 AM ET

Three additional local news websites have been blocked on Algerian networks since April 22, 2020, bringing the number of outlets affected in April and May to at least six, according to online statements by the websites affected. The intervention...

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Tajikistan bans independent Akhbor news website

April 28, 2020 2:30 PM ET

New York, April 28, 2020 – Tajikistan authorities should immediately restore access to the independent regional news website Akhbor and allow its correspondents to report without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Algeria blocks 3 news websites and criminalizes false news

April 22, 2020 1:39 PM ET

New York, April 22, 2020 -- Algerian authorities must immediately unblock the news websites Interlignes, Maghreb Emergent, and Radiom, and ensure that all media outlets can publish online freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Egypt blocks Darb news website

April 14, 2020 3:20 PM ET

On April 9, 2020, Egyptian authorities blocked Darb, a news website owned by the opposition Socialist Popular Movement Party, according to a report by the website and news reports....

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Kashmiri journalist Raihana Maqbool on reporting on COVID-19 amid ongoing restrictions

April 6, 2020 9:24 AM ET

Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir have spent the past eight months navigating an intense crackdown by Indian authorities in the region, including unprecedented restrictions on communications and the longest internet shutdown in a democracy. Now, they have the added...

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Myanmar orders dozens of news websites blocked in crackdown on ‘fake news’

April 2, 2020 11:15 AM ET

Bangkok, April 2, 2020 – Myanmar should lift its order to block news websites and cease all efforts to censor the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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China uses visa process to intimidate foreign press, FCCC survey finds

March 2, 2020 11:42 AM ET

Conditions for foreign correspondents in China deteriorated in 2019, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) annual survey found. The report, published today, noted that for a second year none of the respondents gave a positive response when asked if...

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Jammu and Kashmir police question three journalists amid social media ban

February 19, 2020 12:48 PM ET

New Delhi, February 19, 2020—Jammu and Kashmir police have summoned three journalists this month, including photojournalist Kamran Yousuf, who was questioned about social media activity, according to news reports and CPJ interviews. In January, after a lengthy communications shutdown...

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Kashmiri journalists, news outlets still offline after India partially restores internet

January 28, 2020 1:59 PM ET

New York, January 28, 2020—Internet access was partially restored in most of Jammu and Kashmir on January 25, but service remained slow and social media platforms and many local news websites remain blocked, The New York Times and other...

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Bangladesh blocks Sweden-based news website Netra News

January 3, 2020 3:11 PM ET

Beginning on December 28, 2019, Bangladeshi authorities have blocked domestic connections to Netra News, a recently launched news website based in Sweden, according to a report by Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera and Netra News editor-in-chief Tasneem Khalil, who wrote to...

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