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Attacks on the Press 2005: Yemen

February 16, 2006 10:57 AM ET

YEMEN Yemen's press found itself on the defensive as a string of chilling attacks occurred against a backdrop of armed conflict, economic upheaval, and public protests. The release of imprisoned editor Abdel Kareem al-Khawaini was a bright spot in an...

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CPJ delegation alarmed by worsening press situation in Yemen

January 26, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Sana'a, Yemen, January 26, 2006—A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists expressed alarm today at the deterioration of press freedom in Yemen. Over the last several months, a growing number of Yemeni journalists have been the victims of brutal...

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CPJ Update

January 20, 2006 10:20 AM ET

CPJ Update December 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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U.S. forces release two long-detained journalists U.S. forces release two long-detained journalistsTwo others remain in custody in Iraq; third held at Guantánamo Bay

January 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 16, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of two Iraqi journalists detained by the U.S. military without charge for several months, but calls again for U.S. officials to specify charges against at least three other...

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CPJ Update

January 10, 2006 10:17 AM ET

CPJ Update November 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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CPJ urges Yemeni president to take action against attacks

November 16, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the recent assault on a Yemeni journalist, the latest in a disturbing series of attacks on the press documented over the past five months.

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Yemeni government fails to seriously investigate cameraman's beating

November 4, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 4, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the failure of the Yemeni government to investigate the severe beating of cameraman Mujeeb Suwailih by Yemeni police officers on October 29. Attacks on the press have...

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Journalists' hotel attacked in Baghdad

October 24, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 24, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's deadly car bomb attacks on Baghdad's Palestine Hotel, which is widely used by foreigners, including journalists and news organizations reporting from Iraq. In a coordinated attack, three large...

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Iraqi journalists routinely jailed by U.S. forces

September 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Dear Secretary Rumsfeld: The Committee to Protect Journalists wishes to express its grave concern about the continuing detention of Iraqi journalists by the U.S. military in Iraq. U.S. forces have routinely detained Iraqi reporters or photojournalists since the March 2003 invasion of Iraq. In several cases, individual journalists have been held for weeks or months without charge or due process.

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IRAQ

September 15, 2005 12:00 PM ET

SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 Posted October 18, 2005 Majed Hameed, Al-Arabiya and Reuters IMPRISONED Hameed, a reporter working with the Dubai-based broadcaster Al-Arabiya who also freelanced for Reuters, was arrested along with several other men at a gathering after the funeral...

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