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The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday called on the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda...
11 Jul 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for Cameroon to drop all charges against Mimi Mefo...
12 Nov 2018
On July 14, police evacuated the state government-owned radio and television broadcaster, the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State, locking its doors...
27 Jul 2018
Somali authorities should immediately release Abdishakur Abdullahi Ahmed, also known as Shaasha, who works as a correspondent for the Nairobi-based RTN Somali TV channel ...
5 Jan 2018
ALGIERS - Press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday urged Algerian authorities to release a freelance journalist and fixer who was arrested and accused of spying...
13 Jul 2017
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...
8 Feb 2016
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013
Authorities in Mali must investigate an attack on a critical radio journalist that came two weeks after he received threats warning him to resign from the station, the Committee to Protect Journalists said yesterday, 11 March 2013.
12 Mar 2013
At least four journalists were reported injured by police while covering an anti-government protest in Togo's capital, Lomé, last Thursday, according to news reports.
15 Jan 2013
The message that South Africa is sending across the continent with a Protection of Information Bill that is severely detrimental to the freedom of information is one of the reasons why the government needs to reconsider the bill. This was according to two leading lights of the CPJ, who were in South Africa on a POIB fact-finding mission and to lobby the ANC to change its stance on the bill.
Sipho Hlongwane: @comradesipho 12 Dec 2011
NEW YORK, US: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all forces fighting in Tripoli to ensure the safety of journalists and respect their status as civilians.
24 Aug 2011
NEW YORK: Unidentified gunmen killed an Al-Jazeera cameraman and wounded his colleague near the eastern rebel-held city of Benghazi in an ambush on Saturday, 13 March 2011, according to the Qatar-based satellite station. This is the first confirmed death reported in the Libyan conflict, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.
14 Mar 2011
NEW YORK: On Friday, 4 March 2011, in Libya, authorities prevented foreign journalists invited to report in the country from covering the crackdown on protesters in the capital, according to news reports. In southern Iraq, anti-riot police attacked at least five local journalists covering protests in Basra, according to news reports.
7 Mar 2011
NEW YORK: Security forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi continue to detain journalists and jam broadcast frequencies, the Committee to Protect Journalists said yesterday, 1 March 2011.
2 Mar 2011
NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists remains alarmed by the Libyan government's ongoing, threatening rhetoric against the press, as well as the continued violence against journalists - a number of whom have not been heard from since demonstrations began on 17 February 2011.
25 Feb 2011
NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed its alarm over the ongoing deterioration of conditions for the media in the Middle East, including the disappearance of Atef al-Atrash, a critical Libyan journalist, since anti-Qaddafi demonstrations began on 17 February 2011.
23 Feb 2011
NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned a decision by the Security and National Intelligence Service to bar publication of the daily Al-Intibaha. Authorities suspended the newspaper last week because of the newspaper's supposed role "in strengthening separatist tendencies in the south and the north," a security official told local reporters.
13 Jul 2010
NEW YORK: Three journalists were sentenced to prison on Monday, 22 February 2010, in Rwanda over a story reporting on an extramarital affair between the mayor of the capital, Kigali, and a government minister, according to local journalists and news reports.
24 Feb 2010
The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on authorities in the Republic of Congo to immediately lift their ban on private TV station Canal Bénédiction Plus (CB Plus). The ban was enacted in February 2009 in response to political coverage in the lead-up to presidential elections in July 2009.
15 Apr 2009
NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on authorities in the south-eastern Congolese city of Likasi to allow two private stations to return to the air. On 11, March 2009, the mayor of Likasi, Denis Kalondji Ngoy, ordered the closure of Radio Communautaire du Katanga (RCK) and Radiotélévision Likasi 4 (RTL4) in connection with their coverage of a local strike, according to local press freedom group Journaliste en Danger (JED).
2 Apr 2009