Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas gets CPJ press freedom award

Editor of Dawn Zaffar Abbas is awarded the 2019 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) for “extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press freedom”.

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

CPJ demands release of Myanmar journo

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has demanded release of Nanda, a broadcast journalist who has been “held without charges” in Myanmar.

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

CPJ urges Myanmar not to harass local top journo

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urges the Myanmar authorities to stop harassing and threatening to arrest Aung Marm Oo, editor-in-chief of the privately-owned Rakhine state-based news agency Development Media Group.

February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019

CPJ demands Pakistani journo’s release

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on Pakistani authorities to immediately release and drop all legal proceedings against Rizwan-ur-Rehman Razi, a TV host for Din News, a privately-owned Urdu-language news station in Lahore.

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

Pakistan military 'quietly' stifles press with intimidation: CPJ

Pakistan's military is using fear and intimidation to stifle the media and undermine press freedom even as overall violence against reporters has fallen, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says.

September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018

CPJ condemns jailing of 2 Reuters journos in Myanmar

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the sentencing of two reporters of Reuters in Myanmar to seven years each in prison on charges of breaching the Official Secrets Act.

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

Trump awarded for undermining press freedom: CPJ

United States President Donald Trump among other top world leaders was awarded for “his overall achievement in undermining press freedom”, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

CPJ urges Bangladesh govt to release 2 Myanmar journos

Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Bangladesh to immediately release two Myanmar journalists detained on September 7 by the police and drop all charges against them.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

Release 3 detained journos immediately, CPJ urges Myanmar

Myanmar authorities should immediately release three journalists arrested in northern Shan state yesterday on accusations of unlawful association after they covered an event organised by an armed ethnic group that is banned by authorities, the Committee to Protect Journalists has said.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

CPJ lauds arrest of Tutul 'attacker'

The Committee to Protect Journalists praises the arrest of a suspect who took part in the killing attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.