Tag: CPJ

Algerian journalist Drareni sentenced to two years on appeal, UN experts demand his release

September 16, 2020

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni was handed Tuesday a two year- prison sentence on appeal as crackdown on dissent intensifies after months of anti-government demonstrations in ... Read More

Algeria: The press freedom climate has changed for the worse

August 27, 2020

Two weeks after the imprisonment of a high-profile Algerian journalist, a former reporter has been sentenced to prison for his online commentary, cementing fears that ... Read More

CPJ Calls on Algeria to Respect Press Freedom

May 25, 2018

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Algerian authorities to respect the freedom of expression and media following the sentencing of Algerian blogger ... Read More

Egypt, Worst African Country for Journalists- CPJ Report

December 16, 2017

The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ) has slammed in a recent report Egypt for being the African country with the most journalists in ... Read More

CPJ Calls on Algerian Govt to Free Journalist Said Chitour

November 23, 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Algerian government to drop the charges against and to immediately release freelance journalist Said Chitour, ... Read More

Egypt: State-Owned Paper Lashes out at Interior Ministry, Calls for Minister’s Dismissal

May 4, 2016

Egypt’s main state-owned newspaper Tuesday lambasted the interior ministry in an “unprecedented editorial” following the arrest of two journalists and police raid on the Press ... Read More