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Vietnamese Blogger's Daughter Pleas for His Freedom

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
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Blogger Nguyen Van Hai of Vietnam, popularly known by his penname Dieu Cay, is serving a 12-year prison sentence under a vague law barring propaganda against the state in connection with his politically sensitive blog posts.

Censorship at Issue in Alabama Blogger's Case

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
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The sanctity of the prohibition against censorship is now being challenged in a perplexing case which, though far from Washington and very far outside the national security debate, could have wider implications for the press.

After 'Confession' on Zoomlion, Truth in China Is Obscured

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 12.29.2013 | World
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Maybe this is simply the story of a young reporter gone wrong. Or maybe a government attempt to cover up investigative reporting that was having a strong negative impact.

Journalists at Risk

Tricia Todd | Posted 12.15.2013 | Media
Tricia Todd

The free flow of unimpeded reporting is vital to a healthy democracy. As an audience it's our responsibility to be less cynical and to realize the threats journalists face.

Why CPJ Took In-Depth Look at US Press Freedom

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 12.11.2013 | Media
Committee to Protect Journalists

The Obama administration's determination to quash leaks, its aggressive prosecution of those who provided confidential information to the media, and its pressure on officials who interact with the press have created an environment in which the flow of information to the public appears to be compromised.

Journalists like John Greyson pay toll for Egypt's turmoil

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
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Egypt is going through a tough transition and journalists are paying a considerable toll.

UNESCO Taking Measures To Protect Female Journalists From Violence

Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact

By Reshmi Kaur Oberoi, Women's eNews (WOMENSENEWS)--The danger and intimidation surrounding female journalists can be told through many individual ...

With global influence, Turkey matters

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 11.24.2013 | World
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Joel Simon/CPJ Executive Director Turkey is hardly a press freedom paradise, but what makes the country so exciting for journalists is the amount of ...

Egypt must skirt politics in seeking justice for journalist deaths

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
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Sherif Mansour/CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Yesterday, the Committee to Protect Journalists launched a campaign calling for ...

In hopeful sign, two journalists escape Syria

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 10.29.2013 | World
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Jason Stern/CPJ Middle East and North Africa Research Associate It has now been an entire year since Al-Hurra correspondent Bashar Fahmi, a Jordani...

South African broadcaster holds back sensitive documentary

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 10.05.2013 | Media
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By Sue Valentine/ CPJ Africa Program Coordinator The South African Broadcasting Corporation is in the news for not airing a politically sensiti...

Afghan Journalists Place Hope in 2014 Elections

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
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By Bob Dietz/CPJ Asia Program Coordinator I'm in Kabul for several days, making the rounds of journalists' organizations and media houses. My brief i...

Macedonia squeezes out critical media

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 09.14.2013 | World
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By Tanja Milevska/CPJ Guest Blogger Macedonian journalists, intellectuals, artists, and free thinkers breathed a sigh of relief on June 21. The...

Hong Kong journalists under local, mainland pressure

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
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By Joanna Chiu/CPJ Contributor In “Dark Clouds on the Horizon,” the Hong Kong Journalists Association’s latest annual report, the group wa...

Snowden's flight highlights government double standards

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
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By Bill Sweeney/CPJ Editorial Director Edward Snowden's global travels have highlighted the chasm between the political posturing and actual practice...

Taksim Square story exposes flaws and threats for Turkey's media

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
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By Jean-Paul Marthoz with reporting by Özgür Öğret/CPJ Staff The coverage of the Taksim Square protests will not be remembered as a moment ...

Open letter to Xi Jinping and Barack Obama on Tibetan filmmaker

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 08.06.2013 | World
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By Bob Dietz/CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Dear President Xi and President Obama, You will both have received many public and private letters...

African Union will thrive with freedom, transparency

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
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By Martin Schibbye and Mohamed Keita The African Union celebrates 50 years in Addis Ababa against a backdrop of soaring infrastructure and booming eco...

Anxiety for Dhondup Wangchen, jailed filmmaker from Tibet, as release nears

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
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By Bob Dietz/CPJ Asia Program Coordinator In a better world, it is usually a time for joy when a prisoner nears his or her release date. Jailed...

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Democracy, and Journalist Murders

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.23.2013 | World
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By ensuring the effective prosecution of journalists' killers and halting the era of anti-press violence, Sharif and his new government will be protecting Pakistani democracy for years to come.

Committee To Protect Journalists Condemns Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the Obama administration's media investigations on two fronts on Tuesday. The CPJ board sent a lette...

Liberian press confronts Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with boycott

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.15.2013 | World
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By Peter Nkanga/CPJ West Africa Consultant Most governments, even repressive ones, at least give lip service to supporting freedom of the press--esp...

For Mexican journalists, every question poses risk

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
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By Mike O'Connor/CPJ Mexico Representative The Durango state governor was on his way to meet with reporters. Before he arrived, the repor...

Brazilian journalists fight impunity, wage battle for press freedom

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.01.2013 | World
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By Sara Rafsky/CPJ Americas Research AssociateOne month after their colleague Rodrigo Neto was gunned down on the street after eating at a popular o...

British reported ejected from Indian gang rape trial

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
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By Sumit Galhotra/CPJ Steiger Fellow A British journalist trying to cover the Delhi gang rape trial was asked to leave the courtroom on Tuesday after...