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Togo suspends 2 papers after French complaint, and a third for criticizing decision

April 3, 2020 4:23 PM ET

New York, April 3, 2020 -- Authorities in Togo should lift the suspensions of the Liberté, L’Alternative, and Fraternité newspapers and ensure all media are free to cover politics and all other newsworthy topics, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Radio Tongu broadcaster suspended, director arrested in Ghana

March 11, 2020 12:05 PM ET

Abuja, Nigeria, March 11, 2020 -- Ghanaian authorities should lift the suspension on broadcaster Radio Tongu and drop the police investigation against journalist Bestway Zottor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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India temporarily bans 2 news channels over coverage of Delhi riots

March 6, 2020 2:25 PM ET

New Delhi, March 6, 2020 -- The Indian government should immediately lift the 48-hour ban imposed on Malayalam-language news channels Asianet News and MediaOne TV, and must stop arbitrarily censoring coverage of sensitive topics, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Dijlah TV broadcaster suspended for 1 month in Jordan, offices raided in Iraq

January 28, 2020 1:15 PM ET

Beirut, January 28, 2020 -- Jordanian authorities should immediately lift the suspension of Dijlah TV and allow the station to broadcast freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Sudan suspends four news outlets over alleged financial link to Bashir regime

January 13, 2020 5:46 PM ET

New York, January 13, 2020—Sudanese authorities should end their suspension of the newspapers El Ray El Aam and El Sudani and the TV channels Ashorooq and Teiba, and work toward institutionalizing press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

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South Sudan detains Al-Watan editor for over 3 weeks

August 9, 2019 5:11 PM ET

New York, August 9, 2019—Authorities in South Sudan should immediately release Michael Christopher, editor-in-chief of the Arabic-language daily Al-Watan, and halt its harassment of his publication, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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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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Algerian state broadcaster suspends two journalists amid reporters' sit-ins

June 12, 2019 10:16 AM ET

In April and May 2019, Algeria's Public Establishment of Television, the state broadcaster, suspended at least two television journalists who sought to cover protests in the country, according to journalists who spoke to CPJ and news reports....

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Gabon media regulator suspends two newspapers over defamation claims

May 17, 2019 11:47 AM ET

Goma, Congo, May 17, 2019 -- Gabon's media regulator should immediately lift its suspensions of the tri-weekly newspaper L'Aube and the weekly Echos du Nord, and give journalists the freedom to cover issues of public interest, the Committee to...

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Iranian reformist magazine Seda suspended after urging negotiations with US

May 14, 2019 3:51 PM ET

Washington, D.C., May 14, 2019 -- Iranian authorities should immediately lift the suspension of Seda magazine and stop harassing critical media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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