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Turkmenistan journalist Nurgeldi Halykov facing retaliation in prison following coverage of his case

New York, May 12, 2022 – Turkmen authorities should cease retaliating against imprisoned journalist Nurgeldi Halykov, and should release him immediately and unconditionally, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. Authorities first arrested Halykov in July 2020 and sentenced him to four years in prison that September. During his imprisonment, authorities have placed Halykov, a…

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Prominent blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, left, stands trial in Vietnam, on June 29, 2017. She was convicted on charges of distributing propoganda against the state, according to reports. (Vietnam News Agency/AP)

CPJ awardee ‘Mother Mushroom’ faces threats, poor prison conditions

Bangkok, July 3, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today strongly condemned the recent harassment of jailed Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known by her pen name “Mother Mushroom,” and called again for her immediate and unconditional release.

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