committee to protect journalists

  • February 12, 2020

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the Chinese authorities to immediately account for the whereabouts of journalist Chen Qiushi, and ensure that the media can cover the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan without fear of retribution

  • April 8, 2019

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the detention and expulsion of two Tunisian journalists from Algeria and called on the Algerian authorities to allow the foreign press to freely cover demonstrations in the country.

  • March 9, 2019

    The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cancelled a meeting with a coalition of press freedom groups following  a report that it maintained a list of journalists and activists with knowledge of the 2018 migrant caravan and singled them out for additional screening.

  • February 13, 2019

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed concern at reports that US Customs and Border Protection is harassing journalists or subjecting them to invasive questioning during secondary screening when they cross into the United States.

  • October 19, 2018

    Human rights and journalists' organisations have called for Turkey to urgently ask UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to establish a United Nations investigation into the possible extrajudicial execution of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • July 24, 2018

    A Filipino radio reporter was shot multiple times and died from his injuries on 20 July in the town of Daraga, in the country's central Albay province. The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the killing and called on Philippine authorities to swiftly identify and bring the perpetrators to justice.

  • June 27, 2018

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has welcomed the Ethiopian government's decision to allow access to 264 websites, including news outlets and blogs, that were blocked in the country.

  • June 6, 2018

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Ghanaian member of parliament Kennedy Agyapong to stop threatening investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and those perceived as close to his undercover investigative film about corruption and football in Ghana.

  • March 1, 2018

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has warned that draft anti-terrorism legislation under consideration in Singapore would imperil press freedom by banning journalists from covering terror attacks.

  • February 21, 2018

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed its concern about the detention and subsequent disappearance of Egyptian journalist Moataz Wadnan, and has called on the country’s authorities to make public what they know about his whereabouts.