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CPJ Update

CPJ Update November 16, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates

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Daily News directors cleared of publishing illegally

New York, September 21, 2004—On Monday, September 20, a magistrate’s court in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, acquitted four directors of the independent, banned newspaper the Daily News, who had been charged with publishing the newspaper illegally. The court ruled that the state had “failed to show a prima facie case against the accused,” according to international…

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CPJ concerned about the continuing harassment of journalists

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the continuing harassment of independent journalists in Zimbabwe.

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CPJ concerned about the continuing harassment of journalists

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the continuing harassment of independent journalists in Zimbabwe.

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Reporter ordered to leave

New York, May 16, 2003—Andrew Meldrum, Zimbabwe correspondent for the U.K.-based Guardian newspaper, was ordered today by immigration officials in the capital, Harare, to leave the country. Meldrum went to the Department of Immigration today at 10:00 a.m. for a scheduled meeting with officials, where he was informed he had to leave Zimbabwe. Outside the…

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Guardian reporter deported

New York, May 16, 2003—Zimbabwean immigration officials today deported Andrew Meldrum, Zimbabwe correspondent for the U.K.-based Guardian newspaper, from the country. Officials at Harare Airport forced Meldrum onto a London-bound Air Zimbabwe flight, ignoring a high court order staying the reporter’s deportation and instructing authorities to produce Meldrum for a court hearing on his expulsion.…

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CPJ protests continued harassment of independent journalist

Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is outraged by your government’s continuing harassment of Andrew Meldrum, Zimbabwe correspondent for the U.K.-based Guardian newspaper. Immigration officials ordered him today to leave the country.

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Independent journalist harassed

New York, May 8, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned for the safety of Andrew Meldrum, Zimbabwe correspondent for the U.K.-based newspaper The Guardian. A group of immigration officers visited the journalist’s home unannounced yesterday evening and demanded to speak with Meldrum, according to his wife.

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