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People wait in line at a government-run grocery store in Havana, Cuba, on April 17, 2019. Cuban police detained and beat journalist Roberto Jesús Quiñones in Guantánamo on April 22. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Cuban police detain and beat journalist Roberto Jesús Quiñones in Guantánamo

Miami, April 24, 2019–Cuban authorities should immediately release journalist Roberto Jesús Quiñones, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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State police patrol in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, on February 15, 2019. Journalist Omar Camacho was recently found dead in the state. (Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

Mexican reporter Omar Camacho found dead in Sinaloa state

Mexico City, April 2, 2019 — Mexican authorities must immediately undertake a swift, credible, and exhaustive investigation into the death of reporter Omar Iván Camacho Mascareño, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A poster of Saudi Arabia's King and Crown Prince, in Jeddah in November 2017. Medical assessments leaked to The Guardian reveal the abuse of detainees, including at least four journalists, in Saudi prisons. (Reuters/Reem Baeshen)

Infographic: Journalists named in Guardian report on torture in Saudi jails

Individuals detained under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s crackdown on dissent, including at least four journalists, are being abused and tortured in Saudi prisons, according to medical assessments prepared for King Salman and leaked to The Guardian.

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Caracas, Venezuela, seen on May 20, 2018. A Polish reporter was recently attacked by unknown assailants in Caracas. (Marco Bello/Reuters)

Polish reporter Tomasz Surdel assaulted in Venezuela

Miami, March 15, 2019 — Venezuelan authorities should conduct an urgent and thorough investigation into the violent assault of reporter Tomasz Surdel, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Agents of the Federal Police patrol in Baja California Sur state, Mexico, on March 12, 2018. On January 29, 2019, journalist Martín Valtierra García was beaten by two unknown assailants outside his home in Comondù, Baja California Sur. (Daniel Slim/AFP)

Mexican reporter assaulted with baseball bats in Baja California Sur

Mexico City, January 31, 2019–Mexican authorities should immediately undertake a credible and thorough investigation into an assault on January 29 against journalist Martín Valtierra García and guarantee his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Valtierra was beaten by two unknown assailants outside his home in Comondù, in the northern Mexican state of Baja…

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Security forces detain a protester in Kampala on August 20. Security personnel beat and detained at least four journalists who were covering unrest in Uganda's capital. (AP/Ronald Kabuubi)

Ugandan security forces attack and detain journalists covering protests

Nairobi, August 23, 2018–Security forces beat and detained at least four journalists covering protests in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, on August 20, and confiscated or damaged their equipment. CPJ today condemned the attacks and called on Ugandan authorities to hold those responsible to account.

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Latif Iddrisu, journalist with Joy FM and Joy News, at his home in Ghana's capital, Accra, on May 5, 2018. The journalist told CPJ he was attacked by police in March 2018. (CPJ/Jonathan Rozen)

Ghanaian journalist beaten by police

Latif Iddrisu, a Ghanaian broadcast journalist for the privately owned JoyFM radio station and JoyNews television channel, was beaten by a group of police officers at the criminal investigation department (CID) headquarters in the country’s capital, Accra, on March 27, 2018, the journalist told CPJ during a May 5 interview.

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Indian police stop an auto-rickshaw in the city of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir state in April 2018. Officers from the Central Reserve Police Force, a paramilitary group, on June 2 beat journalist Muheet ul Islam while he was on his way to cover the funeral of a civilian who was allegedly crushed to death by a CRPF vehicle the previous day in the state's Srinagar city, according to Islam and news reports. (Reuters/Danish Ismail)

Reporters assaulted by paramilitary officers in India

New Delhi, June 5, 2018–Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir state should identify and punish the officers who assaulted freelance reporter Muheet ul Islam, and allow journalists to do their jobs without fear of retaliation, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A view of Mexico City, Mexico on April 24, 2018. Héctor González Antonio, a correspondent for the national newspaper Excelsior and the television broadcaster Imagen, was found dead in northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas on May 24, 2018, according to reports. (Reuters/Gustavo Graf)

Mexican journalist found dead in Tamaulipas state

Mexico City, May 30, 2018–Authorities in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas must undertake a swift and credible investigation into the death of Héctor González Antonio, a correspondent for the national newspaper Excelsior and the television broadcaster Imagen, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Buses arrive in the Syrian town of Azaz on April 5, 2018. A correspondent and cameraperson from Syria TV were detained and assaulted by Members of the General Public Security, a Free Syrian Army (FSA) security force on May 15, 2018, according to reports. (AFP/Nazeer al-Khatib)

Two Syrian journalists detained, assaulted northwest of Aleppo

Members of the General Public Security, a Free Syrian Army (FSA) security force, on May 15, 2018, assaulted and detained Wael Adel and Omar Hafez, a correspondent and cameraperson, respectively, for the Turkey-based, pro-opposition Syria TV, according to their employer, news reports, the Syrian Journalists Association, and the regional press freedom group SKeyes Center for…

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