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Saudi Arabia arrests journalist on unknown charges

March 15, 2019 12:00 AM ET

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This week in press freedom: Egyptian photojournalist free after over 5 years in prison

March 8, 2019 12:00 AM ET

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Caracas press crackdown goes from bad to worse

March 1, 2019 12:00 AM ET

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In Egypt, New York Times correspondent expelled, local journalist detained on false news charges

February 21, 2019 2:12 PM ET

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Philippines' Maria Ressa detained and released over 'political' charge

February 14, 2019 5:11 PM ET

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CPJ holds presser outside White House, calls on Trump administration to reveal its findings on Khashoggi murder

February 7, 2019 5:35 PM ET

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UAE hired former NSA employees to surveil journalists and human rights activists

January 31, 2019 4:46 PM ET

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Journalists killed in Libya and Mexico; crackdown on press escalates in Sudan; prominent journalist flees Nicaragua

January 25, 2019 12:00 AM ET

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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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