Dominican Republic / 2006

Columnist threatened after corruption reports

December 20, 2006 12:00 PM ET

DECEMBER 20, 2006 Posted: January 12, 2007 Julián Herrera, Clave and Clave Digital THREATENED Herrera, a columnist who covers the armed forces for the Santo Domingo-based weekly Clave and the Internet daily Clave Digital, said in an interview with CPJ that he has been threatened and followed by unidentified individuals...

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Three journalists convicted of criminal defamation

July 27, 2006 12:00 PM ET

JULY 27, 2006 Posted August 8, 2006 Anaylis Cañizales, “Los dueños del circo” Enrique Crespo, “Los dueños del circo” Alí David Demey, “Los dueños del circo” LEGAL ACTION A Santo Domingo judge found Cañizales, Crespo, and Demey guilty of criminal defamation, after charges were brought in June by the Association...

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Journalist abducted

March 9, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 9, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the abduction and attempted murder of a Dominican crime reporter early Wednesday morning. Unidentified assailants seized Roberto Sandoval outside his Santo Domingo home and threatened to kill him, according to news reports and a CPJ source. Sandoval escaped by jumping...

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