Posts Tagged “Committee to Protect Journalists”

CPJ details repression against journalists

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CPJ details repression against journalists

CPJ details repression against journalists The Committee to Protect Journalists has released a detailed liftoff repressive measures against journalists which we are happy to share with your readers. It also includes an appeal for support and we urge you to consider supporting the CPJ financially to help them continue their important work On a strange…

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Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report

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Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report

Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Iraqi Communications and Media Committee to reverse its three-month suspension of the U.S. government-funded Iraqi broadcaster Al-Hurra. In a statement released yesterday, Iraq’s media regulator, the Communications and Media Committee, suspended the license of Al-Hurra, a regional broadcaster funded by…

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Journalists under assault in Syria

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Journalists under assault in Syria

Journalists under assault in Syria At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned…

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CPJ urges Egypt to release journalists on trial for false news

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CPJ urges Egypt to release journalists on trial for false news

CPJ urges Egypt to release journalists on trial for false news Washington, D.C., July 10, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Egyptian authorities to drop the charges against a group of journalists held in pretrial detention for false news and release the journalists immediately. Cairo’s national security prosecutor on July 4 charged at least…

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Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

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Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation New York, December 6, 2017—Sudanese authorities should stop confiscating newspapers and drop draft laws that would further curtail press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past nine days, agents from Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have confiscated all copies of…

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family Sudanese authorities should immediately release al-Tayar Editor-in-Chief Osman Mirgani from prison and drop all charges against him and al-Tayar columnist Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, the Committee to Protect journalists said today. A Sudanese criminal court today sentenced Mirgani to six months in jail for “violating…

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