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Journalist threatened after reporting on drug trafficking in northern Syria

Since June 10, 2024, Syrian journalist Jomaa Akash, a correspondent for the Saudi state-owned broadcasters Al Arabiya and Al Hadath, has received threats of violence on social media, according to statements by the independent Syrian Journalists Association (SYJA) and Syrian Kurdish Journalists Network, and the journalist who spoke to CPJ.  The threats followed Akash’s June…

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CPJ seeks probe of Israeli attack on TV journalists wearing press insignia

Washington, D.C., April 12, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an independent investigation into the Israeli attack on journalists in Gaza working for the national public broadcaster of Turkey, Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT). The attack critically injured TRT Arabi camera operator Sami Shehadeh, whose leg was later amputated. On Friday, four Palestinian…

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CPJ urges Sudan authorities to end suspensions of 3 news outlets

New York, April 3, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that the Sudanese Ministry of Media and Culture has suspended the work of news outlets Sky News Arabia, Al Arabiya, and Al Hadath in Sudan and urges authorities to allow the channels to resume operating.  On Tuesday, Sudan’s Ministry of Media and Culture suspended…

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