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Congolese journalist jailed for one year for insulting governor

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release journalist Steve Mwanyo Iwewe...

18 Mar 2019

Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan finally free

After five years in jail, Eqyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, also known as Shawkan, has been released...

5 Mar 2019

Nigeria urged not to cut social media during elections

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins call for Nigeria to ensure internet and social media services remain connected during elections...

15 Feb 2019

Zimbabwe must be held accountable for rights abuses

Security forces must be held accountable for the brutal assault on human rights, including press freedom, in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International...

28 Jan 2019

Investigative journalist Ahmed Divela shot dead in Ghana

Authorities in Ghana should immediately investigate the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale Divela...

18 Jan 2019

CPJ joins call for Zimbabwe to restore internet and social media access

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 20 rights organisations and the #KeepItOn Coalition to call for authorities in Zimbabwe to restore internet and social media services...

16 Jan 2019

DRC information blackout 'in violation of international law'

The DRC internet blackout is a general network shutdown and is in clear violation of international law and cannot be justified by any means - UN...

10 Jan 2019

DRC authorities cut internet and broadcast signals after election

Democratic Republic of Congo cut access to internet and SMS services, blocked the signals of at least two broadcasters...

8 Jan 2019

Number of journalists murdered in reprisal for reporting nearly doubles

The year 2018 was the deadliest year for journalists in the past three years, with Afghanistan topping the list as the deadliest country for journalists worldwide in 2018...

4 Jan 2019

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

87% of journalists in the Middle East, Africa and Asia view the industry negatively

Journalists from 52 countries reflect on their biggest fears about their industry, their personal feelings regarding the profession and why freedom of the press must be protected...

12 Dec 2018

Freedom of speech award for South Sudan journalist

Radio journalist, Josephine Achiro Fortelo from South Sudan, receives global freedom of speech award...

29 Nov 2018

Where is journalist Azory Gwanda?

One year after disappearance, CPJ calls for credible investigation into Tanzanian journalist Azory Gwanda's fate...

22 Nov 2018

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