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  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Free speech under attack as never before: HRW

    Human Rights Watch today observed that the free speech in Bangladesh is under attack as never before in the country.

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