Archive | June, 2012

Journalist in Gambia fined on contempt charge

29 Jun

Journalist Abdulhamid Adiamoh was convicted on a contempt-of-court charge on June 28, 2012, and was ordered to pay a fine of 100,000 dalasi
(US$3,100) or serve six months in jail with hard labor.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/2012/06/journalist-in-gambia-fined-on-contempt-charge.php

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Mexico – Two years since murder of Juan Francisco Rodríguez Ríos and Andy María Elvira Hernández Galena

29 Jun

A series of actions commemorating writers and journalists killed in recent years as part of PEN International’s focus on Killings with Impunity in 2012.

via IFEX

Blog: Film ‘Reportero’ features tenacious Mexican magazine

29 Jun

Zeta reporter Sergio Haro in the film 'Reportero.' (Courtesy Quiet Pictures)

A week before Sunday’s crucial presidential elections in
Mexico, CPJ participated on a panel with filmmaker Bernardo Ruíz and Mexican
journalist Sergio Haro about the perilous conditions for journalists in that
country, where CPJ research shows
48 journalists have been murdered or disappeared since outgoing President
Felipe Calderón took office in December 2006.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/blog/2012/06/film-reportero-features-tenacious-mexican-magazine.php

Sri Lanka – Eight journalists, office assistant arrested in police raid on two news websites

29 Jun

The raids were carried out by about 25 police officers from the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) and the Crime Investigation Department (CID), who had a search warrant, and the detainees were taken to CID headquarters in Colombo.

via IFEX

China blocks Bloomberg for political report

29 Jun

New York, June 29, 2012–Chinese censors should unblock the
website of the Bloomberg news agency, which became inaccessible today following
a story on the vice president’s family and its financial assets, the Committee
to Protect Journalists said today.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/2012/06/china-blocks-bloomberg-for-political-report.php

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