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Report documents Trump administration's harassment of reporters at US borders and prosecution of leakers as Trump targeted media owners and press credibility   —  Attacks on press credibility endanger US democracy and global press freedom  —  The Trump administration has stepped up prosecutions …
Apr 16, 2020, 6:50 PM - In context

CPJ expresses concern over reports that Iran banned printing and distribution of newspapers; Yemen, Oman, Jordan, and Morocco have imposed similar bans   —  Washington, D.C., March 31, 2020 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern over Iranian authorities' decision …
Apr 1, 2020, 8:30 AM - In context

The Philippines' COVID-19 state of emergency includes up to two months prison time, and fines of up to $19,500 for spreading “false news”   —  The Philippine Congress should repeal a recently enacted regulation that imposes criminal penalties for spreading 'false news …
Mar 28, 2020, 11:45 PM - In context

South Africa enacts regulations criminalizing disinformation about COVID-19 or the government's response to it, with penalties including fines or imprisonment   —  The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern over newly passed regulations in South Africa that criminalize disinformation …
Mar 21, 2020, 6:50 PM - In context

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




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