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The Bloomberg building in New York, in November 2013. Turkey has charged two Bloomberg reporters with undermining Turkey's economic stability, over their reporting on the economy. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz)

Turkey charges Bloomberg reporters with undermining the economy

New York, June 14, 2019 – The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the decision by Turkey’s judiciary to charge two Bloomberg reporters over their coverage of the Turkish economy.

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Singapore blogger Roy Ngerng addresses a crowd protesting website regulations in June 2013. The blogger faces damages in a defamation suit brought against him by the prime minister. (Reuters/Edgar Su)

Blogger in Singapore faces financial ruin following defamation suit

“If we want our freedom, we have to fight for it,” wrote blogger Roy Ngerng last year after he was sued for defamation by Singapore’s prime minister. The case was sparked by a blog post in which Ngerng allegedly suggested Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had misappropriated funds in a state pension system. In November,…

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People walk on rubble after what activists said were airstrikes and shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, February 9, 2015. (Reuters/Mohammed Badra)

Syria anniversary shows need for more news outlets to step up

It started as a street protest against President Bashar al-Assad. Ordinary citizens took out their smart phones to record the demonstrations that quickly spread. Four years and 220,000 dead later, the Syrian civil war is still raging, although the numbers of ‘citizen’ and professional journalists on hand to document it is woefully small.

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President Xi Jinping, pictured right, with Barack Obama at a Beijing press conference on November 12, where he was questioned about visa restrictions for the foreign press. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)

Amid US-China talks, tough words from Xi Jinping for foreign press

Chinese President Xi Jinping issued tough words on the visa woes of international media outlets today, arguing that journalists facing visa restrictions had brought trouble on themselves and signaling that there will be little respite for the international media in China.

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How the United States’ Spying Strengthens China’s Hand

The scope of the National Security Agency’s digital surveillance raises doubts about the U.S. commitment to freedom of expression online. By Joel Simon

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Without Stronger Transparency, More Financial Crises Loom

The recent financial meltdown should be treated as a lesson on the importance of information transparency and the crucial role of a free press. By Michael J. Casey

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Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jieche greets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Beijing. (AFP/Jim Watson)

Clinton must speak up for international press in China

New York, September 4, 2012–U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should press Chinese officials in meetings this week to allow international journalists based in China greater access to news events and fewer restrictions of their coverage, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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Sudanese security forces pass through a Khartoum street on Monday. (AFP/Ian Timberlake)

Sudan must end crackdown on press covering protests

New York, July 3, 2012–Sudanese authorities should allow journalists to cover anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past week, authorities have raided a media office and a journalist’s home, arrested one journalist and interrogated another, deported a third journalist, and blocked at least three critical websites.

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In China, Internet users have been blocked from accessing the website of the Bloomberg news agency. (AFP/Ed Jones)

China blocks Bloomberg for political report

New York, June 29, 2012–Chinese censors should unblock the website of the Bloomberg news agency, which became inaccessible today following a story on the vice president’s family and its financial assets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Three journalists detained in Sudan over three days

Cairo, June 21, 2012–At least three journalists have been briefly detained and interrogated by Sudanese authorities since Tuesday, according to news reports. The journalists were covering recent protests against rising fuel prices in Khartoum, the reports said.

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