3 results arranged by date

Attacks on the Press: Journalism and Religion

Editors think twice, reporters do not dig deeply, columnists choose words carefully. By Jean-Paul Marthoz

Read More ›

BBC journalist goes on trial in Tajikistan

New York, August 17, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Tajik prosecutors to drop the fabricated extremism charges against Urinboy Usmonov, the BBC World Service correspondent in Tajikistan, and acquit him.

Read More ›

Urinboy Umanov, left, at work in Tajikistan.(BBC World Service)

Tajikistan detains BBC correspondent on extremism charges

New York, June 16, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the detention and reported beating in custody of Urinboy Usmonov, a local correspondent for the BBC Central Asia service, and calls for his immediate release.

Read More ›