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Taiwanese journalists barred from UN aviation agency assembly

September 26, 2016 4:38 PM ET

New York, September 26, 2016 - The International Civil Aviation Organization should allow journalists to cover its events regardless of where they are from or where their employers are located, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The UN agency, which is responsible for setting global safety standards, yesterday refused...

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In Taiwan, three journalists arrested at student protest

July 28, 2015 5:40 PM ET

Three journalists were arrested in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, on July 23, 2015 while covering a student protest, according to reports. Liao Chen-hui, a photographer for Liberty Times, Sung Hsiao-hai, a reporter for Coolloud Collective, and freelance reporter Lin Yu-yu were released without charge the following day, according to reports....

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Chinese newspaper appeals Taiwan distribution ban

July 24, 2009 11:54 AM ET

China Daily filed an appeal on July 2, 2009, challenging the Taiwanese government's decision to revoke distribution rights of the Beijing-based English-language newspaper in Taiwan, according to international news reports. ...

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CPJ Impact

March 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET

March 2008 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Asia Snapshots

February 5, 2008 11:55 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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U.N. urged to examine accreditation policy

June 19, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Dear Mr. Secretary-General: The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned about the United Nations' refusal to accredit journalists from states not recognized by the U.N. General Assembly. In its rigid application of this policy, the organization excludes these journalists from entering any U.N. facility anywhere in the world and prevents them from performing their work. Journalists from Taiwan are particularly affected by this policy and were unfairly excluded from covering this year's World Health Organization annual assembly on May 14, as they have been since 2004.

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists

February 5, 2007 11:57 AM ET

ALGERIA: 2 Djamel Eddine Fahassi, Alger Chaîne III IMPRISONED: May 6, 1995 Fahassi, a reporter for the state-run radio station Alger Chaîne III and a contributor to several Algerian newspapers, including the now-banned weekly of the Islamic Salvation Front, Al-Forqane, was abducted near his home in the al-Harrache suburb of...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists

February 5, 2007 10:56 AM ET

ALGERIA: 2 Djamel Eddine Fahassi, Alger Chaîne III IMPRISONED: May 6, 1995 Fahassi, a reporter for the state-run radio station Alger Chaîne III and a contributor to several Algerian newspapers, including the now-banned weekly of the Islamic Salvation Front, Al-Forqane, was abducted near his home in the al-Harrache suburb of...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I took the two magazines and spoke to the Supreme Court...

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CPJ condemns shuttering of TV news station

August 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 10, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Taiwanese government's recent actions against the cable television news station ETTV-S. The government halted the station's broadcasts and revoked its license last week, citing "irresponsible" reporting. The Government Information Office, the official agency tasked with monitoring the media, accused...

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