Haiti / 2008

Journalist sentenced to prison for defamation

December 12, 2008 2:48 PM ET

New York, December 12, 2008--A Port-au-Prince court sentenced journalist and press freedom advocate Guyler Delva to one month in prison on Wednesday for defaming a former senator. Delva said he has received death threats he believes are linked to the case. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the court's decision...

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Spanish authorities restart Haiti murder investigation

July 16, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 16, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is encouraged by the decision of Spanish authorities to reactivate the investigation into the 2004 murder of Antena 3 correspondent Ricardo Ortega, who was fatally shot in Haiti while covering the ouster of former President Jean Bertrand Aristide. As part of...

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Three reporters injured while covering mass protests in Haitian capital

April 9, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 9, 2008—Two Haitian reporters were injured by rubber bullets while covering clashes between protesters and Haitian and U.N. forces in Port-au-Prince Tuesday, according to news reports and interviews. A third journalist was wounded by pellets that were fired by protesters, a press advocate said. The Committee to...

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CPJ Impact

January 1, 2008 2:00 AM ET

January 2008 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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