The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes #pressfreedom worldwide. Contact: email@example.com
Authorities in the Middle East and North Africa don’t always give explanation or warning before taking sites offline. In #Egypt in 2017 news sites were blocked without prior notification. In #Algeria in 2020 no governmental body claimed responsibility for blockages.
#MostRead this week: Hong Kong police attack and detain journalists covering protests
In the past 25 years, 1230 journalists were killed worldwide in relation to their work. These are only 10 of them. They are #NotTheEnemy .
Police in #HongKong must stop attacking and harassing journalists and ensure the safety of reporters covering protests.