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In the run-up to Iran's election today, the state raided the homes of at least five journalists and courts convicted three editors for “spreading false news”   —  Elections are always problematic for journalists in Iran, as the government attempts to threaten the press into silence.
Feb 21, 2020, 10:10 AM - In context

Journalists in Nepal speak of pressure from officials to censor reporting and threats to constitutional guarantees of press freedom due to new restrictive bills   —  Last year, when Raju Basnet was covering landgrabs in the Nepali city of Lalitpur, he knew he was playing with fire.
Jan 3, 2020, 2:10 AM - In context

Interviews with six journalists working in Turkey, who have been taken into custody by authorities at least once and who have had their equipment confiscated   —  Turkey is notorious as a leading jailer of journalists worldwide, a fact that can overshadow the other problems for its press.
Dec 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - In context

Report: 25 journalists were killed in 2019, down from 56 killed in 2018 and the lowest figure since 2002; Syria and Mexico were the deadliest countries   —  As wars subsided and a record low number of journalists were murdered in reprisal for reporting, the total number of journalists killed because of their work fell sharply in 2019.
Dec 18, 2019, 10:50 AM - In context

CPJ 2019 prison census: 250+ journalists are imprisoned globally, and the top three countries putting reporters behind bars are China, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia   —  For the fourth consecutive year, at least 250 journalists are imprisoned globally as authoritarians like Xi Jinping …
Dec 11, 2019, 4:35 AM - In context

Avi Asher-Schapiro / Committee to Protect Journalists:
Q&A with Maati Monjib, co-founder of the Moroccan Association for Investigative Journalism and a target of NSO Group's spyware, on the impact of surveillance   —  Pegasus, the cellphone spyware tool sold by the Israeli firm NSO Group, is one of the most powerful surveillance systems governments can buy, experts say.
Oct 30, 2019, 2:15 AM - In context

Somalia tops CPJ's 2019 Global Impunity Index for the fifth year in a row; since 2008, 318 journalists have been murdered with no prosecution in 86% of cases   —  CPJ's 2019 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and their killers go free
Oct 29, 2019, 9:20 PM - In context

Pakistan denies entry to Committee to Protect Journalists coordinator, citing a blacklist by the Ministry of Interior, which voided his journalist visa   —  Last night, Pakistani immigration authorities denied entry to CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler, citing a blacklist managed by the Ministry of Interior.
Oct 18, 2019, 1:10 PM - In context

CPJ survey of female and gender non-conforming journalists in the US and Canada: online harassment cited as biggest risk, 70%+ experienced safety issues/threats   —  Ask any female journalist about harassment or safety while on assignment and they'll likely have a story to tell.
Sep 4, 2019, 9:55 AM - In context

CPJ and RCFP file a FOIA lawsuit seeking docs about a US Customs agent's contact with NYT's Ali Watkins regarding an investigation to identify leakers   —  Yesterday, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) filed a lawsuit …
Aug 9, 2019, 3:40 PM - In context

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