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FILE PHOTO: Press freedom activists read opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet during a demonstration in solidarity with the jailed…
Rights groups call on Turkey and other countries to free journalists amid concerns over coronavirus spread in prisons
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:57
Wall Street Journal China Bureau Chief Jonathan Cheng, left, poses for a photo with Journal reporters, from left, Julie Wernau,…
Taiwan’s foreign minister, Joseph Wu, tweeted Saturday that reporters from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post are welcome on his democratic island
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 01:07
Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Guatemala’s president must take action to protect journalists and halt decline in press freedom, rights group says
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 19:05
Wall Street Journal China Bureau Chief Jonathan Cheng, left, poses for a photo with Journal reporters, from left, Julie Wernau,…
Move comes as 澳门新葡2229网站 has designated five Chinese media outlets as foreign agents
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 15:06
TOPSHOT - An Algerian woman waves a national flag as she takes part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers…
Rights group says government using coronavirus as excuse to 'settle scores' with journalists
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 20:52
A Turkish police officer walks past a picture of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi prior to a ceremony, near the Saudi…
Turkey’s indictment of 20 Saudi officials is welcome, they say, but fails to hold all suspects and the Crown Prince to account
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:08
Belarusian journalist Syarhey Satsuk is seen in an undated photo. (ejbelarus - Facebook)
Satsuk's brother says detention may be connected with investigative reporting he's done into alleged corruption at the country's Health Ministry
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:35
Senior officials wear face masks amid fears of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as they attend a meeting of the Iranian…
Iranian authorities harass, detain journalists and censor independent reporting on the pandemic
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 20:49
FILE - An man lights a candle during a candlelight vigil for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 25, 2018.
The Istanbul prosecutor’s office said its indictment includes accusing Saudi Arabia’s former deputy intelligence chief and a royal court adviser of instigating murder
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 08:15
Chinese Foreign Ministry new spokesman Zhao Lijian gestures as he speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign…
In recent weeks, Iran and China have used state media to promote each other’s unproven claims that 澳门新葡2229网站 triggered pandemic, drawing rebukes from Washington??
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Tue, 03/24/2020 - 22:08
A makeshift barricade blocks a street from outsiders to protect a neighbourhood from the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID…
Philippine journalists say quarantine media credentials will limit ability of reporters to cover coronavirus
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Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:50
The New York Times Beijing based correspondent Steven Lee Myers, left, chats with other foreign journalists after a daily briefing  at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing, March 18, 2020.
Publishers of three 澳门新葡2229网站 newspapers urge China to reverse the expulsion of an about a dozen of their journalists, calling the move 'uniquely damaging and reckless' at a time when the world is sharing the burden of fighting the coronavirus
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Tue, 03/24/2020 - 10:18
A machine with Alipay's facial recognition payment system is displayed at a smart business fair in Nanjing, Jiangsu province,…
Global emergency measures and tools to tackle COVID-19 outbreak risk privacy, free expression rights, international bodies warn
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 22:46
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: Flanked by members of the Coronavirus Task Force, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news…
During his recent engagements with the press, Trump has sought to display unabashed optimism despite more sober comments from public health officials, medical experts, state governors and others who have sounded the coronavirus alarm
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 21:52
A man attends a rally to support an Azerbaijani Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, who was abducted in Tbilisi on May 29 and now is in…
In his first interview since being freed, Afgan Mukhtarli says Azerbaijan authorities punished him for critical reporting
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 18:47

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