North Korea

2009

Statements   |   North Korea

Saberi joyful about Lee, Ling homecoming

Roxana Saberi, who was imprisoned in Iran for nearly four months, published a statement on her personal Web site to Euna Lee and Laura Ling after their release from North Korea on Tuesday. Saberi had previously expressed her support for the two imprisoned journalists in an interview with CPJ on June 9.

August 5, 2009 11:57 AM ET

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Alerts   |   North Korea, USA

Ling, Lee pardoned in North Korea, reports say

Television reports in South Korea. (AP) New York, August 4, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes media reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has pardoned and ordered the release of imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee after former U.S. President Bill Clinton arrived in Pyongyang today.
August 4, 2009 4:15 PM ET

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North Korea should grant amnesty to Ling, Lee

New York, July 16, 2009--North Korea should grant amnesty to U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who have now been jailed four months following their arrest on the North Korean-Chinese border, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
July 16, 2009 3:55 PM ET

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Alerts   |   North Korea, USA

Transparency sought in Lee, Ling case

New York, June 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on North Korean authorities to demonstrate greater transparency in their treatment of imprisoned U.S. television reporters Euna Lee and Laura Ling. 

June 17, 2009 2:41 PM ET

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Statements   |   North Korea

Concerns remain for U.S. journalists in North Korea

Responding to a Korea Central News Agency report that Euna Lee and Laura Ling have admitted crossing illegally into North Korea and trying to slander the state, we released the following statement today...

June 16, 2009 4:16 PM ET

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North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 years' labor

New York, June 8, 2009--International pressure from all countries involved in the Six Party Talks should be leveraged to ensure the release of U.S. journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling after a North Korean court sentenced them today to 12 years hard labor, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. The countries in the talks are North and South KoreaChinaJapanRussia, and the United States.

June 8, 2009 1:41 PM ET

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Letters   |   North Korea, USA

CPJ, IFEX members seek support in Lee, Ling case

Forty members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) have signed on to a letter calling on the international community to press for the release of journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling...

June 3, 2009 1:25 PM ET

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Call for journalists' release as trial date nears in North Korea

New York, June 3, 2009--On the eve of the June 4 criminal trial date for U.S. television journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls for all countries involved in the Six Party Talks to work together to ensure their freedom. The countries in the talks are North and South Korea, China, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

June 3, 2009 12:56 PM ET

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Families of Ling, Lee urge talks to resolve detentions

New York, June 1, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all parties to pursue diplomatic efforts to gain the release of detained U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who are facing trial in North Korea this week. The families of the two journalists spoke out this morning on U.S. television to urge diplomatic talks to resolve the detentions independent of the larger geopolitical issues on the Korean Peninsula.
June 1, 2009 8:55 AM ET

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Statements   |   North Korea, USA

CPJ urges talks to free journalists held in North Korea

We released a statement today after the families of two U.S. journalists being held in North Korea spoke publicly for the first time. The families of Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee appeared on NBC's "Today" show this morning. Our statement follows:

June 1, 2009 8:07 AM ET

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