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Trust deficit: Guatemala's new president must overcome skepticism to improve press freedom

March 27, 2020 10:00 AM ET

With a new president in office, Guatemala has the opportunity to reverse years of declining press freedom after the country’s journalists endured obstruction, legal harassment, orchestrated online attacks, and threats of violence. To win back trust, the administration will need...

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Trust deficit: 'The goal was to silence me'

March 27, 2020 9:59 AM ET

Prensa Comunitaria knows first-hand the risks of covering environmental issues and powerful economic interests. In August 2017, authorities in the eastern Izabal department issued arrest warrants for seven individuals, including two of the news website’s indigenous journalists: Carlos Choc and...

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Chechen blogger and government critic Tumso Abdurakhmanov: ‘I am constantly at risk’

March 16, 2020 10:14 AM ET

Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a prominent blogger critical of the Chechen authorities, survived a violent assault in his home in Swedish town of Gävle on February 26, 2020. Two Russian nationals have been arrested in connection with the attack, according to...

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Guatemalan journalist Bryan Guerra shot dead in Chiquimula

March 6, 2020 4:15 PM ET

New York, March 6, 2020 -- Guatemalan authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Bryan Guerra, determine if it was related to his journalism, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to...

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Indian reporter M. Karthi attacked, threatened in Tamil Nadu

March 6, 2020 1:20 PM ET

New Delhi, March 6, 2020 -- Indian authorities must swiftly and transparently investigate an attack on journalist M. Karthi and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalists harassed, attacked while covering Delhi riots

March 6, 2020 11:40 AM ET

More than a dozen journalists were harassed or physically attacked while covering riots that broke out in northeast Delhi in late February 2020, according to news reports and journalists and their colleagues, who spoke to CPJ....

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China uses visa process to intimidate foreign press, FCCC survey finds

March 2, 2020 11:42 AM ET

Conditions for foreign correspondents in China deteriorated in 2019, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) annual survey found. The report, published today, noted that for a second year none of the respondents gave a positive response when asked if...

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Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov assaulted

February 27, 2020 4:05 PM ET

Vilnius, Lithuania, February 27, 2020 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed alarm over the assault of Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov....

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Peruvian journalist Jimmy Castillo assaulted by local government employee

February 27, 2020 3:50 PM ET

Bogotá, February 27, 2020 -- Peruvian authorities should investigate the assault of journalist Jimmy Alejandro Castillo Gamarra and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Journalists at Honduran outlet El Perro Amarillo receive death threats online

February 26, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Managua, Nicaragua, February 26, 2020 -- Honduran authorities should investigate threats made online against journalists at the news outlet El Perro Amarillo and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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