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CPJ to honor brave international journalists

October 5, 2010 9:05 AM ET

h5 {float:left; width:200px;height:auto;font:sans-serif;font-weight:normal;margin-top:5px; margin-right:10px;margin-bottom:5x;} Writers and editors from Ethiopia, Russia, Venezuela, and Iran to receive International Press Freedom Awards. Aryeh Neier to be honored with Burton Benjamin Award. New York, October 5, 2010--The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor four...

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Nadira Isayeva, Russia

October 5, 2010 8:50 AM ET

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Staff of Dagestani weekly on trial for extremism in Russia

March 10, 2010 2:03 PM ET

New York, March 10, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today at the continued criminal prosecution of five journalists with the Dagestani independent weekly Chernovik....

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Russia

February 16, 2010 12:17 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments• International community intensifies pressure to halt impunity.• Authorities restart investigations into Klebnikov, Politkovskaya murders. Key Statistic 19: Journalists murdered in retaliation for their work since 2000. Murder convictions have been won in one case. After a...

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Dagestan authorities try to close independent weekly

June 17, 2009 4:48 PM ET

New York, June 17, 2009--Authorities in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan should immediately halt efforts to shut the Makhachkala-based independent weekly Chernovik and should drop extremism charges against editor Nadira Isayeva and four reporters, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Persecution of Dagestan weekly continues

August 28, 2008 10:29 PM ET

New York, August 28, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan to end their month-long offensive against the opposition weekly Chernovik (Rough Draft) in the regional capital, Makhachkala. Investigators with the local...

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Independent weekly editor charged with extremism in Dagestan

August 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 7, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the decision of regional authorities in Dagestan to open a criminal case against Nadira Isayeva, editor-in-chief of an independent weekly, after the newspaper quoted a former guerilla leader...

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Russian journalists detained, harassed when covering local elections

March 12, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 12, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by reports that police and security services harassed several journalists covering local parliamentary elections on Sunday. Police in the southern city of Samara detained reporter Pavel Sedakov and photographer...

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