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Nigerian police raid investigative news website's office

January 19, 2017 6:26 PM ET

Lagos, Nigeria, January 19, 2017--Nigerian authorities should drop all charges against Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of the news website Premium Times, and Evelyn Okakwu, who covers the judiciary for the website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Plainclothes police officers...

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Attacks on critical Nigerian website highlight vulnerability

March 11, 2014 6:10 PM ET

Turkey's prime minister made headlines last week by threatening to block Facebook in the country, but as recent events in Nigeria show, a more discreet intervention can be effective in disrupting the free flow of information. ...

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Nigeria's impunity ranking: The facts don't lie

May 3, 2013 5:35 PM ET

Nigeria's press freedom record is on the decline. For the first time since 2008, when CPJ began publishing its annual Impunity Index, Nigeria has made the list of the "worst nations in the world for deadly, unpunished violence against the press."...

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Archived Documents, 1998

December 31, 1998 9:28 AM ET

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CPJ and the World

May 1, 1997 8:17 PM ET

The publication in March of CPJ's Attacks on the Press in 1996 was the culmination of months of intense preparation by CPJ staff, investigating and verifying more than 1,000 documented cases of violations of press freedom worldwide. The 376-page volume,...

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Archived Documents, 1996

December 31, 1996 1:15 PM ET

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Solidarity works: Helping to clear the path to freedom.

October 1, 1996 8:17 PM ET

Letters to CPJ CPJ comes to the aid of journalists who have been attacked, imprisoned, censored, or harassed. The Committee fights to get journalists out of jail and lets those who are being persecuted for their reporting know that CPJ...

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