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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte giving a speech in 2016 (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Philip Lee | The Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom has urged Ottawa to "use its leadership role" to champion the need for international sanctions to protect media rights in the Philippines.
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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | While the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel made some positive suggestions, it also made recommendations that could undermine media independence and free speech.
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U.S. President Donald Trump walks along the West Wing Colonnade on October 15, 2019. Image: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The time for surprise over Trump's demonization of the press is long past. He is fuelling hatred and encouraging violence, and needs to be held accountable.
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Philip Lee | Democracy fails when heads of state, populist politicians and unregulated corporate interests are allowed to ride roughshod over freedom of the press.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The crusade against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning will have a "chilling effect on American journalism."
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Brent Patterson | In 2018, 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents. Let us remember their sacrifice and the risks many take to bring us the news.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A well-known journalist was arrested while covering a protest against immigration detention, then was handed over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authorities for deportation.
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Journalists inspect building after it was burned by the Israeli military. Photo: Al Jazeera English/Flickr
J. Baglow | Canadian journalists didn't support their Palestinian colleagues under fire in Gaza. Instead, they went after a journalism advocacy organization that did.
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | On November 30, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear a landmark case for press freedom in Canada.
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News videographer Jeremy Cohn, tackled and arrested by Hamilton Police on May 16, 2017. Image: Barry Gray. Used with permission.
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, Nathan Munn | The past two years have been devastating for journalism in Canada. CJFE has stepped up on multiple fronts to demand that journalists have protections they need.
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | A global coalition calls on Justin Trudeau to take action to stop the decline of press freedom in Canada, starting with the passage of Bill S-231, the Journalistic Sources Protection Act.
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | Ontario Court of Appeal decision undermines public interest reporting and the protection of sources