Committee to Protect Journalists

 
Life as an Eritrean journalist
Life as an Eritrean journalist
Last month, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) declared that Eritrea is the world’s most censored country, worse even than North Korea or...
Tanzanian journalist wins International Press Freedom Award
Tanzanian journalist wins International Press Freedom Award
Tanzanian journalist Maxence Melo Mubyazi is one of five recipients of the 2019 International Press Freedom Award, the Committee to Protect...
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
On a trip to Ethiopia in the 1990s, I met with the then prime minister, Meles Zenawi, to try to persuade him to stop jailing journalists. Since his...
Kenyan journalists 'under siege' - rights group
Kenyan journalists 'under siege' - rights group
Kenya's government is undermining press freedom in what a media rights group said Wednesday is a "deteriorating climate" in the country.
Journalists jailed in Ethopia on anti-terrorism charges
Journalists jailed in Ethopia on anti-terrorism charges
An Ethiopian judge handed down prison sentences ranging from 14 years to life to three journalists and two politicians.
Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high
Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high
The number of jailed reporters has hit a 15-year high, with Iran, Eritrea and China holding the most, according to a report released on Thursday by...
Fears abound for missing media writers in Syria
Fears abound for missing media writers in Syria
The United States-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Tuesday it feared for several journalists and bloggers in Syria who vanished...
Sixteen journalists detained, missing in Libya
Sixteen journalists detained, missing in Libya
Sixteen journalists covering the conflict in Libya are reported missing or detained by authorities in the North African country. Three Americans...
Star US reporter sexually assaulted in Egypt
Star US reporter sexually assaulted in Egypt
Top CBS foreign correspondent Lara Logan suffered a "brutal" sexual assault at the hands of a mob in Egypt while covering the downfall of president...
Zim journalist detained for third time in five weeks
Zim journalist detained for third time in five weeks
A freelance Zimbabwean photojournalist was released on Tuesday after spending a night in police cells for filming prisoners outside a court.
Media rights group presses Sri Lanka
Media rights group presses Sri Lanka
A rights group on Friday urged Sri Lanka to thoroughly investigate recent attacks against the media, saying it was disappointed with the government's stance....
Niger arrests editor over corruption report
Niger arrests editor over corruption report
Authorities in the west African nation of Niger have arrested the editor of a weekly newspaper over an article on alleged government corruption, a...

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