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UN’s Guterres must renew call to free jailed journalists amid pandemic

In light of recent deaths of journalists in custody, CPJ implores U.N. Secretary-General Guterres to use the full power of his office to renew the call to free all jailed journalists.

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UN human rights organs should press for investigations into missing journalists

CPJ writes the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, asking it to call on governments, particularly in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen, to investigate the cases of missing journalists.

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CPJ, nearly 400 journalists & civil society members call for release of imprisoned Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 397 writers, journalists, academics, press freedom advocates, and civil society members to urge Prime Minister Modi to immediately release Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, who has been imprisoned for two years.

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CPJ calls on Burundi’s new president to free Iwacu journalists, respect press freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on new Burundian President Évariste Ndayishimiye to free Iwacu journalists and respect press freedom.

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CPJ sends letter to U.S. Agency for Global Media head encouraging unbiased coverage

The Committee to Protect Journalists urges new U.S. Agency for Global Media head Michael Pack to ensure editorial independence and unbiased coverage at Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and Radio Free Asia (RFA).

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CPJ, multimedia news agencies call on US governors to investigate police attacks on photojournalists during protests

The Committee to Protect Journalists and 4 multimedia news agencies call on U.S. governors to investigate police attacks on photojournalists during protests.

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International groups call on Trump to speak up for press freedom

A group of journalists, press freedom organizations, and industry groups led by CPJ express deep dismay at the recent violence perpetrated against journalists in the United States.

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CPJ board demands U.S. local authorities halt assaults on journalists

CPJ’s board of directors writes to U.S. governors, mayors, and police chiefs, demanding they take immediate action to stop assaults on journalists who are lawfully covering protests in their communities.

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CPJ sends letter calling on Philippine President Duterte to reopen ABS-CBN

CPJ calls on President Duterte to immediately reverse the decision to shut down broadcaster ABS-CBN.

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CPJ sends letter calling on Puerto Rico governor to respect press freedom

CPJ writes to the Puerto Rican governor to express concern about a recent amendment to the island’s public security law.

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