Wednesday, July 17, 2019

ISRAEL DETAINS AL-JAZEERA REPORTER; REPORTERS GROUP IRATE

August 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has demanded that Israel clarify why it is holding Samer Allawi, al-Jazeera’s bureau chief in Kabul, Afghanistan. The CPJ said on Monday that Allawi was arrested at a border crossing while returning from a vacation in the West Bank city of Nablus. Mohamed Abdel Dayem, the CPJ […]

REPORTERS GROUP LAMENTS FADING PRESS FREEDOM

February 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ) has sharply criticized international organizations who give lip service to freedom of the press but fail to implement their principles. It singled out UNESCO, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Organization of American States (OAS), Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Arab League, […]

GROUP BLASTS THAI GOVERNMENT OVER REPORTERS’ DEATHS

July 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has demanded that the Thai government reveal the results of official autopsies into the shooting deaths of Reuters cameraman Hiro Muramoto and Italian photographer Fabio Polenghi that occurred during its suppression of protest demonstrations in Bangkok last April and May. In a lengthy statement that included comments from […]

JOURNALISTS ON RAIDED FLOTILLA PROTEST TREATMENT BY ISRAELIS

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 60 broadcast and print journalists who were aboard the flotilla that was raided by Israeli forces on Monday have reportedly been released by the Israeli military and are being deported from Israel along with the 700 activists who were also aboard. However, all of their cameras, film, video recordings, satellite phones, and other equipment […]