Dominican Republic / 2007

Police beat and threaten journalist

November 24, 2007 12:00 PM ET

November 24, 2007 Posted January 10, 2008 Noel Encarnación, Freelance, Despierta Ocoa ATTACKED, THREATENED Police attacked and threatened Encarnación, a freelance photographer and reporter for the radio news show "Despierta Ocoa" (Wake up Ocoa) on local state-owned radio Maniel FM, after he photographed victims of Hurricane Noel in the province...

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Journalist threatened after corruption report

June 11, 2007 12:00 PM ET

JUNE 11, 2007 Posted June 26, 2007 Erica Guzmán, Hoy and Radio Popular THREATENED Guzmán, correspondent in the eastern city of Samaná for the national daily Hoy and the national station Radio Popular, told CPJ that her daughter received two anonymous calls threatening the journalist and her family with death...

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Dominican court sentences man to 30 years in journalist’s murderer

March 12, 2007 12:00 AM ET

New York, May 3, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Wednesday’s decision by a Dominican court to sentence a gang leader to 30 years in prison for the 2004 murder of local journalist Juan Emilio Andújar Matos. A court in Azua also ordered Vladimir Pujols, leader of the drug trafficking...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Americas Snapshots

February 5, 2007 11:51 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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