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Malaysia investigates Al-Jazeera reporters over documentary on migrant arrests

Bangkok, July 13, 2020 – Malaysian authorities should cease investigating Al-Jazeera staffers and stop using legal threats to harass the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On July 10, Malaysian police interrogated six reporters and staff members of the Qatari broadcaster in relation to a July 3 documentary, “Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown,” aired…

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Journalists in India assaulted, targeted with investigations amid COVID-19 pandemic

Between April 5, 2020, and June 11, 2020, one journalist was assaulted by police, another had his property destroyed by local authorities in retaliation for his reporting, and at least five others were subject to criminal investigations and, in one case, an interrogation, according to interviews CPJ conducted with five of the journalists and media…

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Security officers are seen in Abuja, Nigeria, on May 11, 2020. Department of State Services agents recently detained and interrogated journalist Saint Mienpamo Onitsha. (Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian journalist detained by security forces, interrogated over sources

Abuja, May 19, 2020 — Nigerian authorities should cease their intimidation of journalist Saint Mienpamo Onitsha and ensure that security forces permit the press to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Havana, Cuba, on April 4, 2020. Police recently summoned and interrogated journalist Mónica Baró. (AFP/Yamil Lage)

Cuban journalist Mónica Baró fined over Facebook posts under new internet decree

Miami, April 21, 2020 — Cuban authorities must drop the fine imposed on reporter Mónica Baró and refrain from using Decree 370 to harass independent journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Moscow, Russia, on August 3, 2019. Authorities in Pskov recently harassed journalists covering the case of Svetlana Prokopyeva. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian authorities harass journalists reporting on Svetlana Prokopyeva terrorism case

Vilnius, October 4, 2019 — Russian authorities should drop the charges against journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva and stop harassing reporters covering her case, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Moscow, Russia, on August 3, 2019. Police in Saratov recently raided journalist AleksandrNikishin's apartment and interrogated him. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian police raid home of journalist Aleksandr Nikishin

Vilnius, September 13, 2019 — Russian authorities should stop harassing journalist Aleksandr Nikishin and allow him to work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The India Gate war memorial in New Delhi, India in March 2018. India's National Investigation Agency summoned reporter Auqib Javeed to New Delhi for questioning at the agency's headquarters, according to reports. (Reuters/Saumya Khandelwal)

Indian investigative agency questions Kashmiri journalist over interview with separatist leader

New Delhi, 16 July, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) to respect press freedom in Jammu and Kashmir and stop harassing Kashmiri reporter Auqib Javeed and the local daily Greater Kashmir.

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An honor guard stands at attention in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in April 2015. Plainclothes officials in Hanoi on February 24, 2018, interrogated Pham Doan Trang, an independent blogger and contributor to the Vietnam Right Now independent news website, and effectively put her under house arrest, prompting the blogger to flee, according to news reports. (AP/Dita Alangkara)

Vietnamese journalist threatened with prison goes into hiding

Bangkok, March 5, 2018–Vietnamese authorities should stop threatening and drop any pending charges against journalist Pham Doan Trang, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a statement today.

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