Dominican Republic / 2005

CPJ Update

December 16, 2005 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update December 16, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Americas Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:56 AM ET

Overview by Carlos Lauría Journalists throughout the Americas came under increased attack in 2004 for reporting on political corruption, drug trafficking, and organized crime. Although democratic rights have been expanding in the region, press freedom has not always improved as a result....

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Dominican Republic

March 14, 2005 11:35 AM ET

Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic suffered an acute economic and social crisis in 2004, with violent crimes occurring almost daily. Criminal gangs escalated attacks against journalists who denounced their activities. On September 14, two gunmen on a motorcycle attacked two journalists who had reported on a criminal gang in the...

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