Posts Tagged “Committee to Protect Journalists”

CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees

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CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees

CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor four courageous journalists from Bangladesh, Iran, Nigeria, and Russia with the 2020International Press Freedom Awards. All four have been arrested or faced criminal prosecution in reprisal for their reporting. CPJ will also honor lawyer Amal Clooney with the Gwen Ifill Award. …

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Syrian journalist killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria

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Syrian journalist killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria

Syrian journalist killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria A Russian airstrike on the northern Syrian city of Ma’arat al-Naasan killed Abdul Nasser Haj Hamdan, a photographer working for the Media Office in Binnish, a pro-civil rights opposition outlet in Syria Russian and Syrian military forces must ensure the safety of journalists and other civilians and…

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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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