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Exiled Pakistani journalist Sajid Hussain Baloch goes missing in Sweden

March 30, 2020 2:00 PM ET

Washington, D.C., March 30, 2020 -- Swedish authorities should make every effort to locate missing journalist Sajid Hussain Baloch and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalist Daysi Lizeth Mina Huamán missing in Peru

February 28, 2020 11:35 AM ET

Bogotá, February 28, 2020 -- Peruvian authorities must do everything possible to locate journalist Daysi Lizeth Mina Huamán and conduct a full and transparent investigation into her disappearance, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Chinese video journalist Chen Qiushi, who covered coronavirus, missing in Wuhan

February 10, 2020 11:55 AM ET

Taipei, February 10, 2020 -- Chinese authorities must immediately account for the whereabouts of journalist Chen Qiushi, and ensure that the media can cover the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan without fear of retribution, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

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One journalist killed, another missing amid protests in Iraq

December 9, 2019 12:50 PM ET

Beirut, December 9, 2019 -- Iraqi authorities should conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the abduction of journalist Zaid Mohammed al-Khafaji, secure his release, and hold the perpetrators to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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CPJ deepens database of attacks on the press

November 7, 2019 11:10 AM ET

He couldn’t have known it at the time, but when a Moroccan court sentenced editor Mohammed al-Herd on August 4, 2003, to three years in prison, he was emblematic of a new trend, one that would accelerate and continue...

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Unidentified gunmen detain Iraqi blogger Shojaa al-Khafaji

October 17, 2019 3:55 PM ET

Beirut, October 17, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Iraqi authorities to disclose whether they have custody of Iraqi blogger Shojaa Fares al-Khafaji and if not, to immediately open an investigation after unidentified armed men...

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Maldives journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla killed by Al-Qaeda group in 2014, commission finds

September 3, 2019 1:25 PM ET

New Delhi, September 3, 2019 -- Maldivian authorities should prosecute those responsible for the 2014 killing of journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, including the planners of the attack as well as any government officials who interfered in the investigation, the...

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CPJ calls on SADC heads of state to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists

August 16, 2019 12:32 PM ET

CPJ writes to the executive secretary and heads of state of the Southern African Development Community ahead of the 39th Ordinary Summit, urging them to prioritize press freedom and the safety of journalists in SADC.

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CPJ calls on Tanzania’s Magufuli to drop Kabendera charges, investigate Gwanda case

August 12, 2019 2:18 PM ET

CPJ writes to Tanzanian President John Magufuli to urge his government to drop charges against freelance journalist Erick Kabendera and provide a public accounting of the fate of missing journalist Azory Gwanda.

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CPJ joins call for U.N. Human Rights Council to extend mandate of Burundi Commission of Inquiry

August 2, 2019 11:35 AM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined 40 other civil society organizations in calling on member and observer states of the U.N. Human Rights Council to extend for a year the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi....

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