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Another delay in justice for Reuters' journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

January 18, 2019 12:00 AM ET

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Nicaragua starts 2019 with continued press crackdowns

January 11, 2019 12:01 AM ET

On Monday, Gabon's government shut down the nation's internet and broadcasting services following an attempted coup against President Ali Bongo Ondimba. Sudan detained several critical columnists amid protests. In Canada, police blocked media from covering the breakup of an anti-pipeline protest led by indigenous activists. Global press freedom updates...

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A letter from CPJ's Washington Advocacy Manager

January 2, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Dear friend of CPJ, Happy New Year from Washington, D.C.! It was only 18 months ago that I joined the Committee to Protect Journalists as its inaugural Washington advocacy manager. My first couple weeks on the job were spent strategizing about how to handle the new political landscape in the...

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A note from CPJ's EU Advocacy Manager

January 2, 2019 5:00 AM ET

Dear All, Happy New Year! Firstly, allow me to wish you the very best for 2019. I wanted to take this opportunity to write to you at the beginning of the year, so we could look back at 2018 and see where we are. Since the summer's newsletter, I wish...

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Press Freedom in 2018- A note from CPJ Advocacy

December 26, 2018 10:10 AM ET

Dear friend of CPJ, There is no question that this year has been a tough one for press freedom. The number of jailed journalists topped 250 for the third year in a row, and the number of journalists targeted for murder in reprisal for their work nearly doubled, jumping from...

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This year in press freedom: Murders of journalists nearly double in 2018

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM ET

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251 journalists jailed worldwide; third worst year on record

December 13, 2018 4:31 PM ET

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Major setback for press freedom in Canada

December 7, 2018 12:05 AM ET

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Seeking #JusticeForJamal because journalism matters

November 30, 2018 9:35 AM ET

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Five courageous journalists to be honored at CPJ's 2018 International Press Freedom Awards

November 16, 2018 12:00 AM ET

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