Anna Politkovskaya

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PROMINENT RUSSIAN JOURNALIST SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR “HOOLIGANISM”

September 3, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 3, 2004-—The Committee to Protect Journalists is outraged at today’s decision of a Moscow court to sentence prominent journalist Andrei Babitsky, a correspondent for the Russian Service of the U.S. government­funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), to...

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Another journalist detained at Moscow airport

September 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 2, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that prominent Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was poisoned last night en route to Beslan, North Ossetia, where about 40 heavily armed fighters, reportedly of Chechen and Ingush...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Europe and Central Asia Analysis

March 11, 2004 12:08 PM ET

While integration into NATO and the European Union has had a positive effect on press freedom conditions in most of Central Europe and the Baltic states, the situation for journalists in Russia and the former Soviet republics has worsened steadily,...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Russia

March 11, 2004 12:02 PM ET

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his coterie of former intelligence officials pressed ahead in 2003 with his vision of a "dictatorship of the law" in Russia to create a "managed democracy." Putin's goal of an obedient and patriotic press meant...

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CPJ RECEIVES OSCE PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM AND DEMOCRACY

February 19, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Acceptance Speech by Ann Cooper ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN JOURNALISTS WHO FOUNDED THE COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS NEARLY A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO, I THANK YOU FOR THIS GREAT HONOR. THIS PRIZE COMES AT A CRUCIAL MOMENT...

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CPJ: Press Freedom Reports 2000

January 20, 2004 10:18 AM ET

An Archive of Special Reports from Around the World 2000-2004...

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National media outlets agree to curb reporting on terrorism

April 11, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 11, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned about the “Anti-Terrorist Convention,” which was signed on Tuesday, April 8, by directors of several leading national broadcast media outlets, who agreed to accept voluntary restrictions on their...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Russia

March 31, 2003 12:02 PM ET

Russian president Vladimir Putin, along with his coterie of conservative former intelligence officials, pressed ahead in 2002 to impose his vision of a "dictatorship of the law" in Russia to create a "managed democracy." Putin's goal of an obedient and...

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Suspect charged with threatening journalist is cleared

March 5, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 5, 2003—A suspect accused of issuing death threats against Anna Politkovskaya, a correspondent with the Moscow-based twice weekly newspaper Novaya Gazeta, was cleared of the criminal charge against him yesterday. Politkovskaya is well known in Russia for...

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Chechen journalist beaten and detained by Interior Ministry troops

February 28, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 28, 2003—Zamid Ayubov, a 40-year-old Chechen journalist for the local pro-Russian administration's thrice-weekly Vozrozhdeniye Chechni, was beaten and detained by Interior Ministry forces in the Chechen capitol of Grozny on the evening of February 16. Ayubov was...

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