Statements   |   Pakistan

Journalists injured in Pakistan bombings

Following reports today of a double-bombing in Karachi targeting Shiite worshipers in a bus riding to a religious festival and later at a hospital, we issued this statement...

February 5, 2010 10:05 AM ET

Alerts   |   Myanmar

Burmese government jails another DVB journalist

New York, February 1, 2010The Burmese government should cease its campaign of intimidation and harassment against the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), an exile-run television news provider, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Alerts   |   Vietnam

Vietnamese writer jailed for spreading ‘propaganda’

New York, January 29, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a jail sentence given to a Vietnamese journalist on charges that she spread anti-state propaganda and called today for her immediate release.

January 29, 2010 2:58 PM ET


Statements   |   Philippines

Conviction welcomed in 2005 murder case

We issued the following statement today after a Philippine court sentenced Muhammad Maulana to life in prison for the murder of journalist Edgar Amoro. Amoro witnessed the killing of his fellow Pagadian City-based broadcaster, Edgar Damalerio, in May 2002. In December 2005, a police officer, Guillermo Wapile, was sentenced to life in prison for gunning down Damalerio...

January 29, 2010 2:49 PM ET


Statements   |   Myanmar

Harsh jail term for Burmese journalist

We issued this statement today, after a special court in Burma handed down a 13-year sentence to journalist Ngwe Soe Lin, also known as Tun Kyaw, who reported for the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma Wednesday. He had been held since June 2009...
January 29, 2010 1:52 PM ET


Alerts   |   Sri Lanka

Journalists in Sri Lanka face intimidation, censorship

New York, January 29, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that journalists in Sri Lanka have been subjected to government intimidation, arrests, censorship, and harassment in the aftermath of this week’s presidential election. 

January 29, 2010 1:36 PM ET


Statements   |   Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Web sites blocked amid election

We issued this statement today after journalists in Sri Lanka told CPJ that access to several independent Web sites had been blocked as the country finished voting in presidential elections...

January 26, 2010 12:26 PM ET


Alerts   |   Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka election nears, pro-opposition writer vanishes

New York, January 25, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the reported disappearance of Prageeth Eknelygoda, a political reporter for the Sri Lankan news Web site Lanka eNews.

January 25, 2010 2:04 PM ET


Case   |   India

Authorities assault, fire on journalists in Kashmir

Local news reports said a photojournalist was shot and five other journalists assaulted in the aftermath of a 22-hour battle between militants and local authorities in Srinagar, summer capital of the troubled north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on January 7, 2010.

January 22, 2010 3:38 PM ET


Impact   |   Azerbaijan, Iraq, Sri Lanka

CPJ Impact

January 2010

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists


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