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Entries by Committee to Protect Journalists from 08/2012

Somali comedian latest in string of media deaths

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Media
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By Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa Consultant All the radio stations wanted him and for good reason--Abdi Jeylani Malaq was one of the most famous comedi...

Journalists caught in crossfire between Sudan, South Sudan

| Posted 08.16.2012 | World
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By Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa Consultant A day before U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited South Sudan this month, McClatchy corre...

Ecuador in no position to champion free expression

| Posted 08.17.2012 | Media
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By Carlos Lauría/Americas Senior Program Coordinator The Quito government’s decision to grant Julian Assange political asylum comes at a tim...

India's clumsy Internet crackdown

| Posted 08.23.2012 | World
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Indian Internet advocates and journalists are in an uproar this week over the news that the government has blocked access to around 300 websites, page...

Increased online attacks on Venezuelan press

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Media
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By Gypsy Guillén Kaiser/CPJ Director of Advocacy and Communications Online penetration in Venezuela has increased in recent years, with 40 percent ...

Chinese journalist Shi Tao still in jail as Wang is freed

| Posted 08.31.2012 | World
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By Bob Dietz/CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Chinese dissident Wang Xiaoning was released today after serving a 10-year prison term on charges of “...