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Judge orders arrest of Semana director

November 21, 2008 3:32 PM ET

New York, November 21, 2008--A decision to order the arrest of renowned Colombian journalist Alejandro Santos Rubino is an act of censorship, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. A Bogotá judge ordered the arrest of Santos, the director of...

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Honored in Washington, editor wanted by police back home

November 20, 2008 1:19 PM ET

Washington, DATE \@ "MMMM d, yyyy" November 20, 2008--On the day Ugandan editor Andrew Mwenda was introduced here as a recipient of a CPJ International Press Freedom Award, police back home summoned the journalist for questioning over his magazine's hard-hitting...

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Sitting on death row in Afghanistan

September 9, 2008 5:33 PM ET

The BBC published an interview today with imprisoned Afghan journalism student Parwez Kambakhsh in Kabul's main prison. The interview was also broadcast on the BBC's "Today" program.  Kambakhsh told BBC journalist Alastair Leithead: "The whole trial was unfair from...

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Olympics: Gee whiz, good-bye

August 10, 2008 10:41 PM ET

A few days ago I posted a gee-whiz piece about Qik.com, and a brief video piece posted on the site by Noel Hidalgo, who works under the online handle noneck. Hidalgo had beat all the news agencies covering the...

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