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CPJ, others decry criminal charges against Texas photojournalist Carlos Sanchez

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 40 journalism and civil society organizations in urging Texas authorities to decline prosecution of the criminal charges levied against FOX 7 Austin photojournalist Carlos Sanchez. Law enforcement officers arrested Sanchez while he was covering a pro-Palestinian protest on the University of Texas at Austin campus on April 24, 2024….

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FOX 7 Austin photojournalist Carlos Sanchez arrested and being led away by authorities on April 24. (Photo: KXAN/YouTube)

FOX 7 Austin photojournalist faces misdemeanor charges after felony charges dropped

Washington, D.C., May 1, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by reports that FOX 7 Austin photojournalist Carlos Sanchez is again facing charges in connection with his work, and calls on Texas authorities to drop all charges against him and allow journalists to do their work without fear of arrest. “We are gravely concerned that…

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Texas police detain, charge FOX 7 Austin journalist covering pro-Palestinian protest

New York, April 25, 2024 — Texas authorities should immediately drop all charges against a FOX 7 Austin journalist detained while covering a pro-Palestinian protest and take steps to ensure journalists can do their jobs safely and without interference, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. Law enforcement officers arrested a FOX 7 Austin photographer…

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