New York, November
30, 2010--Heads of state and high-ranking officials representing 55
participating states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in
Europe (OSCE) must urge the current OSCE chair, Kazakhstan, to make good on its
press freedom commitments when they meet in Astana for a regional summit this
week, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ has
repeatedly asked the OSCE to ensure that
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