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A security officer checks journalists' belongings at Macau International Airport on December 18, 2019. At least three journalists were recently denied entry into the territory. (Reuters/Jason Lee)

At least 3 Hong Kong journalists denied entry to Macao to cover Xi visit

Taipei, December 18, 2019 — Authorities in Macao should allow all journalists to enter and report freely from the territory, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler was recently denied entry to Pakistan.

Pakistan denies entry to CPJ’s Steven Butler, forces him to return to US

New York, October 17, 2019 — Last night, Pakistani immigration authorities denied entry to CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler, citing a blacklist managed by the Ministry of Interior.

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CPJ calls on US Customs and Border Protection agency to reschedule meeting

CPJ calls on Andrew Meehan, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, to reschedule the meeting as soon as possible on the treatment of journalists at U.S. borders

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are seen in Los Angeles, California, on January 28, 2017. Today, CBP canceled a meeting with CPJ and other press freedom groups. (Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters)

US border agency cancels meeting with press freedom groups

Washington, D.C., March 8, 2019 — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today canceled a meeting with a coalition of press freedom groups–including the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and the ACOS Alliance–one day after it postponed the long-scheduled meeting and two days after NBC…

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Police patrol Bangkok's main airport, December 23, 2016. (Athit Perawongmetha)

Journalists arrested at Bangkok airport for carrying safety equipment

Bangkok, May 30, 2017–Thai authorities should drop all charges against two journalists arrested at Bangkok’s main airport today for carrying protective gear and should amend laws to allow journalists to carry potentially lifesaving, protective equipment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

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