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Concern as Pakistan kidnapping case continues

March 27, 2009 4:20 PM ET

New York, March 27, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned about the safety of Khadija Abdul Qahaar, publisher of the Web site Jihad Unspun, who has been held by kidnappers in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas for more...

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Journalist kidnapped and released in Pakistan

February 12, 2009 5:07 PM ET

According to the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, Noorul Hasan, Royal TV's Peshawar bureau chief, was kidnapped on February 8, when a group of armed men in two cars stopped his car while he and his crew were returning from...

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Letter from Mogadishu: Working where violence is normal

January 20, 2009 4:33 PM ET

On Friday, as we welcomed the release of a journalist kidnapped in Somalia, we received a compelling account from a freelance reporter working in the capital, Mogadishu. Our colleague describes the perils of working in a city where journalists operate...

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In Puntland, kidnappers free two journalists

January 6, 2009 11:50 AM ET

January 4, 2009 Colin Freeman, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Telegraph José Cendon, freelance ABDUCTED Freeman, a British foreign correspondent for London's Sunday Telegraph, and Cendon, a Spanish freelance photojournalist, were released January 4 after four weeks in captivity, according to multiple...

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Photojournalist missing in Zimbabwe

December 17, 2008 4:53 PM ET

New York, December 17, 2008--A journalist who disappeared in Zimbabwe on Saturday may be in police custody, journalists in Harare told CPJ....

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Four journalists kidnapped in Puntland

November 26, 2008 3:20 PM ET

New York, November 26, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about the safety of four journalists who were reported kidnapped today in the port city of Bossasso in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland....

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Canadian journalist reported missing in tribal areas

November 13, 2008 4:30 PM ET

New York, November 13, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned by media reports in Pakistan and Canada that Khadija Abdul Qahaar, publisher of the Web site Jihad Unspun, was kidnapped Tuesday while traveling in the Bannu district in...

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CBC reporter freed in Afghanistan, two held

November 10, 2008 5:05 PM ET

New York, November 10, 2008--Two days after the release of CBC journalist Mellissa Fung, contradictory details have begun to emerge about her captivity, according to the Toronto Globe and Mail. Fung was kidnapped 28 days ago while conducting interviews in...

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CBC correspondent released

November 8, 2008 4:20 PM ET

We issued the following statement after learning of the release today of abducted CBC correspondent Mellissa Fung in Kabul......

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