Anna Politkovskaya

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Russia pledges to pursue journalist murder probes

September 30, 2010 3:15 AM ET

Moscow, September 30, 2010--Top Russian investigators have pledged to pursue 19 cases of murdered journalists presented to them by a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists, reopening several closed cases and pursuing new leads in a number of other...

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Ten Journalist Murder Cases to Solve

April 29, 2010 12:01 AM ET

CPJ challenges authorities in 10 nations to bring justice and reverse culture of impunity New York, April 29, 2010—In the Philippines, political clan members slaughter more than 30 news media workers and dump their bodies in mass graves. In Sri...

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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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CPJ Impact

February 11, 2010 3:37 PM ET

February 2010News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Belarus journalist threatened, warned not to publish

December 10, 2009 4:48 PM ET

New York, December 10, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Belarusian authorities to prosecute and convict the perpetrators who made death threats against Iryna Khalip, Belarus correspondent for the Moscow-based independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta....

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Natalya Estemirova case must be solved, say CPJ, PEN

October 29, 2009 9:36 AM ET

President Medvedev: On the day PEN American Center and the Committee to Protect Journalists join together for a public tribute to slain independent journalist and human rights defender Natalya Estemirova, we call on you to ensure that both her assassins and those who sent them to her doorstep are brought to justice.

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CPJ Impact

October 20, 2009 11:39 AM ET

October 2009 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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On anniversary, CPJ seeks justice for Politkovskaya

October 7, 2009 4:40 PM ET

On the third anniversary of the murder of Novaya Gazeta investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement:...

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CPJ dismayed by Russian denial of visa to RSF

October 6, 2009 12:35 PM ET

We issued the following statement after Paris-based press freedom group Reporters without Borders (RSF) said its Secretary General Jean-François Julliard and a staffer were refused Russian visas to attend events marking the October 7, 2006 murder of Novaya Gazeta journalist...

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It's an honor

October 6, 2009 12:33 PM ET

Yesterday, CPJ received the Thomas J. Dodd Prize for International Justice and Human Rights at an outdoor ceremony at the University of Connecticut. It was one of those perfect, crisp fall mornings in New England with a strong wind...

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