Threatened

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In Azerbaijan, Eynulla Fatullayev and family threatened

New York, March 17, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Azerbaijani authorities today to thoroughly investigate a death threat made against imprisoned editor Eynulla Fatullayev, a 2009 recipient of CPJ’s International Press Freedom Award, and his family. 

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Under pressure, Kyrgyz stations halt RFE/RL programming

New York, March 16, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists is disturbed by reports that the Kyrgyz government has pressured several radio and television stations to stop carrying programming from the Kyrgyz service of the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

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Local journalists are often caught in the crossfire of political instability and crime in Nepal. (Reuters)

Nepal’s media brave threats in ‘interesting times’

The times, they’re getting a bit too interesting in Nepal. Journalists who are supposed to cover the news are becoming the news themselves.

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Voice of Peace

Journalist flees Zimbabwe after death threat

New York, January 20, 2010—Freelance journalist Stanley Kwenda, left, a contributor to the private weekly The Zimbabwean, fled the country on Friday after he said he received a telephone threat from a high-ranking police officer, according to the paper’s editor, Wilf Mbanga. 

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Harassment of independent Uzbek journalists heats up

New York, January 15, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Uzbek authorities today to immediately cease their campaign of intimidation against the handful of independent journalists remaining in the Central Asian country. 

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Exiled Tunisian editor receives death threats

New York, January 6, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned by repeated death threats made against a critical Tunisian journalist living in France.

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CPJ calls on Yemen to end siege of independent newspaper

New York, January 4, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to instruct authorities to peacefully end a siege of an independent daily that is now in its second day in Aden.

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Mexican journalist seeks asylum in the U.S. following threats

On December 11, 2009, Ricardo Chávez Aldana, a radio host for the Ciudad Juárez-based Radio Cañón, fled to the United States with his wife and children, his sister, her husband, and their two children, his supervisor at Radio Cañón, José Antonio Tirado, told CPJ. The reporter and his family left their home after the killing of two…

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Editor killed by unknown gunmen in Turkey

New York, December 21, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Turkish authorities today to locate the killers of journalist Cihan Hayırsevener and bring them to justice. Hayırsevener, at left, editor of the local daily newspaper Güney Marmara’da Yaşam, was shot three times in the leg on December 19 while walking to his office in…

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Kyrgyz authorities must stop rise in attacks against press

New York, December 16, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an end to the unrelenting wave of unsolved attacks on journalists in Kyrgyzstan.

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