Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

 
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
A broadcast journalist who had been investigating alleged corruption involving European Union funds has been found raped and murdered, but it is...
South African phones targeted by notorious ‘governments only’ spyware
South African phones targeted by notorious ‘governments only’ spyware
Electronic devices infected with Pegasus, a notorious spyware program sold only to governments, have been discovered in South Africa. The spyware,...
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique is set to introduce prohibitively expensive fees for foreign journalists, in an apparent attempt to discourage reporting from the...
Kenya signs bill criminalising fake news
Kenya signs bill criminalising fake news
On Wednesday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a lengthy new Bill into law, criminalising cybercrimes including fake news, cyberbullying and...
Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
With one Liberian newspaper facing a $1.8-million defamation case and a BBC journalist fleeing the country, there has been no honeymoon period for...
Anti-terror law silences Cameroon
Anti-terror law silences Cameroon
Over the past few years, large sections of the Cameroonian media have criticised President Paul Biya and his increasingly beleaguered administration. The long-serving president — 35 years and counting — is under fire for failing to contain the threat from Boko Haram in...
Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press
Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press
Over the last couple of years, large sections of Cameroonian media have not been kind to President Paul Biya, or his increasingly beleaguered...
Operation to rescue beheaded journalist failed: US
Operation to rescue beheaded journalist failed: US
The US military carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, an official said on Wednesday, in...
CPJ reacts to Hlaudi's 'statements against media freedom'
CPJ reacts to Hlaudi's 'statements against media freedom'
An international organisation that promotes press freedom, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), has warned controversial SABC chief operating...
Global journalists' body distressed by info Bill
Global journalists' body distressed by info Bill
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) voiced concern about the Protection of State Information Bill on Friday.
Killings muzzle Russian media
Killings muzzle Russian media
In the past decade alone, at least 17 journalists in Russia have been killed. Those murdered represent the breadth of Russian journalism --...

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