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Two journalists detained, 1 beaten at Uzbekistan soccer stadium

Stockholm, June 22, 2022 – Uzbekistan authorities should thoroughly and transparently investigate the recent harassment and detention of two journalists with the independent broadcaster Sevimli TV’s news program Zamon at a soccer match and ensure that any law enforcement officers who obstruct or attack the press are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists…

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Chinese reporter Zhang Weihan recounts police harassment, detention in Tangshan

Taipei, June 21, 2022 – Chinese authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged police attack on journalist Zhang Weihan and ensure that the press can work freely and without fear of harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Zhang said in a video that on June 12, police in the northeastern city of Tangshan detained…

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Taliban forces beat journalist Reza Shahir, charge 3 others over corruption reporting

New York, June 9, 2022 — The Taliban must investigate the beating of journalist Reza Shahir, and immediately drop all charges against journalists Firoz Ghafori, Basira Mosamem, and Olugh Beig Ghafori, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. At about midnight on June 3, Taliban forces stopped Shahir while he was on his way to…

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Belarusian journalist Denis Staji found severely beaten in Ukraine

Paris, May 6, 2022 — Ukrainian authorities should thoroughly investigate the recent attack on journalist Denis Staji, find those responsible, and hold them to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. Staji’s wife, Viktoryia Lavnikevich, told CPJ via messaging app that she lost contact with him on April 9 while she was in western…

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Senegalese gendarme beat journalist Pape Malick Thiam, file charge of contempt

Dakar, April 19, 2022 — Senegalese authorities should drop their prosecution of journalist Pape Malick Thiam, ensure he can work free of intimidation, and hold those responsible for beating him to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Gendarme officers arrested Thiam, a reporter with the privately owned broadcaster 7TV, while he was on…

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Taliban forces beat and detain journalist Reza Shahir in Kabul

New York, April 19, 2022 — The Taliban must immediately investigate the detention and beating of Afghan journalist Reza Shahir, return his equipment, and cease harassing journalists for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Tuesday, April 19, armed Taliban members stopped Shahir, a reporter for the independent TV station Rahe Farda,…

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Indian police beat and detain journalists Kanishk Tiwari and Aditya Singh Bhadauria

New Delhi, April 12, 2022 – Indian authorities should thoroughly and transparently investigate the recent police beating of journalists Kanishk Tiwari and Aditya Singh Bhadauria, and hold the officers responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On April 2, police in the central state of Madhya Pradesh arrested Tiwari, a reporter, and…

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Dozens raid Turkish TV broadcaster Deniz Postası, beat journalist Azim Deniz

Istanbul, April 11, 2022 – Turkish authorities should ensure that all those who attacked journalist Azim Deniz and the Deniz Postası broadcaster are found and held accountable, including anyone who planned the attack, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On Saturday, April 9, a group of about 50 people raided the office and studio…

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Indian authorities arrest 2 journalists over coverage of leaked school exams; reporters attacked covering Delhi demonstration

New Delhi, April 7, 2022 – Indian authorities should release journalists Ajit Ojha and Digvijay Singh immediately, drop their investigation into journalist Meer Faisal, and ensure that members of the press can work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On March 30, police in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district arrested Ojha and…

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Exiled Turkish journalist Ahmet Dönmez attacked in Sweden

New York, March 21, 2022 – Swedish authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the recent attack on journalist Ahmet Dönmez and determine if he was targeted for his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Monday. On Saturday, March 19, in Stockholm, unidentified people hit Dönmez’s car from behind and, when…

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