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A man reads a copy of the Dawn English-language newspaper in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 20, 2018. Demonstrators recently besieged Dawn's Islamabad offices and threatened its staffers. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)

Demonstrators block entrance to Dawn newspaper in Pakistan, call for staffers to be hanged

New York, December 3, 2019 — Pakistan authorities must prevent demonstrations against the Dawn newspaper from turning violent, and should investigate death threats made against its staffers, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Demonstrators are seen in Quito, Ecuador, on October 12, 2019. Amid the demonstrations, an unidentified group recently attacked the offices of two news outlets in the city. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado)

Unidentified groups attack news outlets amid protests in Ecuador

New York, October 13, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned attacks by unidentified individuals on news outlets in Ecuador.

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People carry umbrellas in Tehran, Iran, on February 11, 2019. On May 1, two journalists were arrested while covering Labor Day demonstrations in Tehran. (Vahid Ahmadi/Tasnim News Agency via Reuters)

Iran jailing 2 journalists since May Day demonstration

Washington, D.C., May 6, 2019 — Iranian authorities should immediately release Kayvan Samimi, editor-in-chief of Iran-e-Farda magazine, and Marzieh Amiri, economics reporter at Tehran-based newspaper Shargh Daily, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers arrest a protester in Tirana, Albania, on April 13, 2019. Several journalists were injured during the demonstrations. (AFP/Gent Shkullaku)

Journalists injured during anti-government protest in Albania

On April 13, 2019, Albanian police fired tear gas into a crowd during a demonstration in the capital, Tirana, affecting several journalists, according to news reports and video footage of the protest.

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Reuters journalist Robenson Sanon holds up his blood covered arm, after he was shot while documenting clashes between national police and protesters near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on February 13, 2019. (Dieu Nalio Chery/AP)

Journalist shot in anti-government demonstrations in Haiti

Miami, February 14, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Haitian authorities to investigate the shooting of a reporter during an anti-government demonstration and to ensure the safety of journalists covering ongoing protests.

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A journalist shows the banned online edition of Tuoi Tre at the newspaper's office in Hanoi, Vietnam, on July 17, 2018. (Reuters/Nguyen Huy Kham)

Vietnam suspends local news website on accusation of false news

Bangkok, July 17, 2018 – Vietnamese authorities yesterday suspended and fined local news website Tuoi Tre Online on accusations that it published false information, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities to immediately and unconditionally lift the ban.

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