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Case   |   Mexico

Mexican journalists robbed

Unidentified gunmen in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on May 13, 2017, robbed seven journalists and threatened to kill them, according to press reports and other journalists who spoke with the victims.

Case   |   Armenia, Azerbaijan

TV cameraman wounded in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

Davit Atoyan, a cameraman for the independent Armenian television station Shant, was wounded in both legs on May 10, 2017 in Nagorno-Karabakh, when the Azerbaijani military opened fire on a vehicle he was in, according to media reports and his employer.

May 19, 2017 5:32 PM ET

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Case   |   Mexico

Mexican journalist flees state after receiving threats

Independent journalist Fabián García Castrejón fled the western Mexican state of Nayarit on May 15, 2017, after someone painted threats on the wall of his home, according to the journalist, officials, and media reports.

May 19, 2017 2:56 PM ET

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Case   |   Tunisia

Tunisian security forces interrogate news website cofounder

In this 2012 file photo, Nawaat cofounder Sami Ben Gharbia addresses a conference in Beirut, Lebanon. (Courtesy Sami Ben Gharbia)

Officers from the Tunisian National Guard's Central Investigation Brigade interrogated Sami Ben Gharbia, the cofounder of the independent news website Nawaat, for six hours on May 3, 2017, demanding that he reveal the sources of an April 24 article about a draft economic and financial reconciliation law, Ben Gharbia told the Committee to Protect Journalists. The officers also demanded that he supply the names, phone numbers, and national identification card numbers of all the journalists who worked on the article, he said.

Case   |   Ukraine

Ukraine expels Russian journalists trying to cover Eurovision contest

A cyclist passes a poster in Kiev for the Eurovision song content. Ukraine expelled three Russian journalists who traveled to Kiev for the annual event. (AFP/Sergei Supinsky)

Ukraine's state border service blocked Maria Remizova and Elena Boduen, correspondents of the Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda, and Ramil Sitdikov, a photojournalist of the Moscow-based pro-Kremlin broadcaster RT (formerly Russia Today), from entering the country, according to reports. The journalists were traveling to Ukraine to cover the Eurovision song contest, which is being hosted in the capital, Kiev, from May 7 to 13.

Case   |   Venezuela

More than 100 journalists face threats or injury covering Venezuela protests

More than 100 journalists and media workers have been threatened, harassed, detained, injured, or otherwise obstructed from doing their work in Venezuela since mass protests erupted against the government of President Nicolás Maduro there at the beginning of April 2017, according to media reports, the affected journalists, and Venezuelan press freedom groups.

Case   |   Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Israeli police attack journalists covering protest

Israeli security forces knocked down reporters and trampled at least one journalist while dispersing a peaceful protest in Jerusalem on April 29, 2017, according to video, photographs, and journalists who were present.

Case   |   Canada

Quebec police say they monitored journalist's phone records

The chief of police for the central Canadian province of Quebec on April 10, 2017, acknowledged that provincial police had in 2012 monitored the phone records of Nicolas Saillant, a journalist with the newspaper Le Journal de Québec.

Case   |   USA

Noose left at U.S. newspaper's office door

On April 21, 2017, someone left a noose on the doorstep of The Sacramento Valley Mirror, a semiweekly newspaper in Willows, California, newspaper staff told the Committee to Protect Journalists.

April 28, 2017 12:20 PM ET

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