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CPJ ‘deeply saddened’ by death of Ukrainian photojournalist Maks Levin

Paris, April 2, 2022 — In response to news reports that Ukrainian photojournalist Maks Levin, who had been missing since March 13, was found dead, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement calling for accountability: “We are deeply saddened by the news of photojournalist Maks Levin’s death in Ukraine while he was reporting…

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Jammu and Kashmir police raid homes of four journalists

New Delhi, September 8, 2021 – Police in India-administered Jammu and Kashmir should stop raiding the homes of journalists and immediately return any seized electronic devices, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Authorities in Srinagar, the main city in Jammu and Kashmir, today raided the homes of four journalists–Showkat Motta, the editor of Kashmir…

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Singaporean journalist Lau Hon Meng, center left, and Malaysian journalist Mok Choy Lin, both accused for allegedly flying drones illegally over parliament buildings, are escorted during their trial at a court Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP/Aung Shine Oo)

Journalists jailed for two months in Myanmar over drone use

Bangkok, November 10, 2017–A Myanmar court today sentenced two foreign journalists who were on assignment for Turkey’s state broadcaster, along with their interpreter and driver, to two months in prison on charges of filming with a drone without official permission, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the sentencing and calls on…

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