Latest Press Freedom Letters

Search letters by Year of letter and/or subject Country. Hold the Ctrl key as you click to select/deselect listings. Then, click APPLY to filter the listings.
entries: 0
entries processed: 0
Thursday, 17 June 2004
We write to express the Overseas Press Club@quot;s serious concern about escalating threats to press freedom in Hong Kong. In recent weeks, three of Hong Kong@quot;s leading radio talk show hosts have left their radio programs. Each said that they or their families had been harassed and threatened...
Tuesday, 15 June 2004
The Overseas Press Club of America (OPC) is disappointed that your government has not taken seriously the perpetually hazardous state of affairs for journalists in Bangladesh, officially one of the world@quot;s most dangerous places for reporters, with eight killed in the country during the past...
Monday, 14 June 2004
The recent arrest of Abdishakur Yusuf Ali, editor of the independent newspaper War-Ogaal is a clear violation of international standards for free expression as established in Article 19 of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
Wednesday, 09 June 2004
Azerbaijan@quot;s persistent legal and financial harassment of the independent newspaper, Tezadlar , is most distressing to members of this non-partisan organization, which has defended press freedom around the world for 65 years.
Wednesday, 09 June 2004
On behalf of the Overseas Press Club of America, we are writing to protest your Government@quot;s refusal of permission for distribution in Guinea of two issues of the news weekly, Jeune Afrique L@quot;Intelligent .
Wednesday, 09 June 2004
We are writing to you on behalf of the Overseas Press Club of America, representing more than 600 journalists experienced in reporting news around the world. We wish to add our voice to those of other journalism organizations, which have protested the arrest in April of 60 journalists in Nepal.
Friday, 28 May 2004
We write again to protest the continuing mistreatment and repression of journalists attempting to do their jobs in your country. As noted in our letter of May 3, China is the world@quot;s most notorious jailer of journalists, with 41 (to the best of our knowledge) detained at the end of 2003. Since...
Wednesday, 26 May 2004
The Overseas Press Club of America (OPC) protests the secret detention of Sami Yousafzai, a stringer for Newsweek . Yousafzai is being held without any charges, without the right to see a lawyer or members of his family, and without even an official admission that he is being held.
Saudi Arabia
Wednesday, 26 May 2004
We write to inquire about the reported arrest of Saudi journalist, Fares bin Hizam. If these reports are true, Your Excellency, why is he being held?
Monday, 03 May 2004
We write to protest your country@quot;s part in the continuing worldwide abuse of press freedom.