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Israeli police arrest Palestinian journalist Mujahed Muflih at checkpoint

February 28, 2020 1:25 PM ET

Beirut, February 28, 2020 -- Israeli authorities should release Palestinian journalist Mujahed Muflih and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Gambian radio journalists arrested, outlets shut down over protest coverage

January 31, 2020 1:35 PM ET

Abuja, Nigeria, January 31, 2020 -- Gambian authorities should immediately drop the charges against broadcast journalists Pa Modou Bojang and Gibbi Jallow, and permit the Home Digital FM and King FM radio stations to reopen, the Committee to Protect...

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Montenegro reporters Živković and Raičević charged with criminal incitement

January 13, 2020 12:52 PM ET

Berlin, January 13, 2020 -- Montenegrin authorities should immediately drop charges against Dražen Živković and Gojko Raičević and cease pursuing criminal cases against journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Venezuelan photojournalist Jesús Medina released after 16 months in prison

January 7, 2020 1:10 PM ET

New York, January 7, 2020 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the release of Venezuelan freelance photojournalist Jesús Medina after more than 16 months of arbitrary detention, and called for Venezuelan authorities to drop all charges against...

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Montenegro journalist Anđela Đikanović charged with incitement over retracted report

January 6, 2020 11:10 AM ET

Berlin, January 6, 2020 -- Montenegrin authorities should immediately release journalist Anđela Đikanović and drop all charges against her, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalists charged with incitement for live-streaming land protest in Cambodia

July 26, 2019 9:35 AM ET

Bangkok, July 26, 2019 -- Cambodia should drop incitement charges against two local journalists and stop using legal threats to intimidate and harass reporters, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalist facing incitement charges for reporting on alleged power blackouts in central India

June 19, 2019 3:15 PM ET

New Delhi, June 19, 2019 -- Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel should immediately intervene to ensure that police drop charges against journalist Dilip Sharma and direct officials in his state to respect press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Zambia suspends independent TV broadcaster for 30 days

March 22, 2019 3:50 PM ET

Cape Town, March 22, 2019 -- Zambia's minister of information and broadcasting should grant an appeal requested by the privately owned Prime TV broadcaster and allow the station back on air after the country's media regulator suspended its license...

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CPJ, RSF call on Nicaragua to release two journalists held on terrorism charges

February 21, 2019 2:46 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders today condemned the detention of two independent journalists in Nicaragua, and called on Nicaraguan authorities to immediately release them and drop all charges against them....

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Algerian journalist handed six-month suspended prison sentence

February 6, 2019 3:55 PM ET

On December 25, 2018, the Bab al-Oued court in Algiers sentenced Adlène Mellah, founder of online news outlets Dzair Presse and Algerie-Direct, to one year in prison on charges of "incitement of armed assembly" in response to his coverage...

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