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Kyrgyz supreme court refuses to #FreeAzimjon; U.S.-China tit-for-tat media visa war continues
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Kyrgyz supreme court refuses to #FreeAzimjon; U.S.-China tit-for-tat media visa war continues

The Kyrgyz Supreme Court upheld journalist and human rights defender Azimjon Askarov’s life sentence, denying his final appeal. Askarov’s health…
CPJ joins call to UN rights council for end to press crackdown in Turkey
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CPJ joins call to UN rights council for end to press crackdown in Turkey

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 12 other press freedom and freedom of expression organizations calling on the member states…
CPJ joins letter to EU’s Mogherini urging release of Kyrgyz journalist Askarov
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CPJ joins letter to EU’s Mogherini urging release of Kyrgyz journalist Askarov

CPJ joined seven other human rights and freedom of expression groups in writing a letter, made public today, calling on…
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 16, 2019
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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 16, 2019

Yavuz Selim Demirağ, a columnist for the nationalist daily Yeni Çağ who was attacked by a group of men who…
In wake of Christchurch, tech regulation in EU and Australia risks restricting journalism
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In wake of Christchurch, tech regulation in EU and Australia risks restricting journalism

Terrorism has gone viral. The livestreaming on Facebook of the March attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that…
Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov dies six weeks after assault
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Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov dies six weeks after assault

Washington, D.C., June 20, 2019 -Ukrainian investigative reporter Vadym Komarov died today as the result of an assault on May…
Turkey jails yet another journalist over Gülen links
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Turkey jails yet another journalist over Gülen links

Journalist İbrahim Varlık, who used to work for the now-closed Cihan news agency, has been arrested, according to journalist Ahmet…
US border agency cancels meeting with press freedom groups
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US border agency cancels meeting with press freedom groups

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today canceled a meeting with a coalition of press freedom groups–including the Committee to Protect…
Dark side of sports journalism as fans harass female reporters online
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Dark side of sports journalism as fans harass female reporters online

“I say we put her email address in all the porn sites. From FSU with love,” one user wrote on…
White House setting wrong example at Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi
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White House setting wrong example at Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi

The White House today barred four journalists from covering a dinner in Hanoi between President Donald Trump and North Korean…
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