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As peace talks resume South Sudan continues its assault on press freedom

February 2, 2018 11:32 AM ET

A ceasefire agreement signed on December 21 between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces has revived a 2015 peace process and brought hope that the conflict will not persist into its fifth year. The agreement includes obligations to...

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In Brazil, journalists face injury from violent protests and accusations of bias

September 20, 2016 4:16 PM ET

Felipe Souza was covering an anti-government protest in São Paulo earlier this month when a line of riot police advanced toward him....

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Niegan ingreso a Venezuela a reporteros extranjeros antes de protesta del 1 de septiembre

31 de Agosto 2016 6:06 PM ET

Nueva York, 31 de agosto de 2016--Autoridades en Venezuela negaron el ingreso de al menos a seis periodistas, incluyendo al corresponsal del CPJ para la región andina John Otis, quienes viajaban al país para cubrir la protesta de mañana en...

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International journalists denied entry to Venezuela before September 1 protest

August 31, 2016 5:37 PM ET

New York, August 31, 2016--Authorities in Venezuela denied entry to at least six journalists, including CPJ Andes correspondent John Otis, who were traveling to the country to cover a protest tomorrow demanding a recall referendum on President Nicolás Maduro. Authorities...

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Two NPR journalists killed in Afghanistan

June 5, 2016 7:15 PM ET

New York, June 5, 2016 - Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna and American photographer David Gilkey were killed today while traveling in a military convoy in southern Afghanistan, according to their employer, U.S. public broadcaster NPR. The two were traveling with...

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David Gilkey

June 5, 2016 5:05 PM ET

David Gilkey, 50, died from severe burns he sustained when the convoy he was travelling in came under attack, according to his employer, the U.S. public broadcaster National Public Radio. His Afghan colleague, Zabihullah Tamanna, and the Afghan army driver...

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Zabihullah Tamanna

June 5, 2016 5:00 PM ET

Zabihullah Tamanna, 38, was fatally shot when the Afghan military convoy in which he was travelling came under attack, according to NPR. His American colleague, David Gilkey, and the Afghan army driver of the vehicle were also killed. The journalists...

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Cairo attacks continue; reporter dies from earlier shooting

February 4, 2011 6:36 PM ET

New York, February 4, 2011--Journalists in Cairo faced assaults, detentions, and threats again today as supporters of President Hosni Mubarak continued their efforts to obstruct news coverage of protests demanding the Egyptian leader's ouster. While the extent of attacks...

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