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Political group attacks photojournalist covering Indian elections

July 24, 2009 12:39 PM ET

A group of political supporters attacked freelance photojournalist Jay Mandal at an election rally in Nandigram, West Bengal, India, on May 5, 2009, according to news reports and the New York-based South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA). ...

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Journalists repeatedly attacked at Honduran online daily

July 23, 2009 3:46 PM ET

Unidentified individuals harassed and attacked journalists working at the Tegucigalpa offices of the online daily Hondudiario.com three times in two weeks, according to CPJ interviews and local news reports. Though the attacks appeared to be robberies, the daily's director told...

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Military personnel allegedly attack journalist in Colombia

July 20, 2009 4:18 PM ET

On April 23, 2009, six unidentified assailants held at gunpoint Gustavo Álvarez Gardeazábal, host of the political program "La Luciérnaga" on national Caracol Radio, inside his home in the western city of Tuluá, reported the Cali-based daily El País. The...

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In Namibia seal hunt, journalists said to become prey

July 17, 2009 4:56 PM ET

July marks the start of seal hunting season in Namibia, where hunters will be allowed to kill more than 90,000 seals. British journalist Jim Wickens and South African cameraman Bart Smithers filmed the event near Cape Cross Colony on Thursday...

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Journalist beaten in Puntland courtroom

July 17, 2009 3:31 PM ET

New York, July 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the attack on reporter Aweys Sheikh Nur on Wednesday by security guards during a court session in Bosaso, in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of Somalia. ...

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Another Pakistani journalist's house attacked

July 13, 2009 3:25 PM ET

New York, July 13, 2009--The house of a second Pakistani journalist working in the border area with Afghanistan was looted and burned on Saturday, according to the Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ). The attack was similar to one carried out...

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Pakistani reporter's home destroyed by Taliban

July 10, 2009 2:47 PM ET

New York, July 10, 2009--The home of Voice of America (VOA) correspondent Rahman Bunairee in Buner district was leveled by a bomb on Thursday in what was believed to be a retaliatory attack by the Taliban, news reports said....

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Photojournalists assaulted by security forces in West Bengal

July 8, 2009 6:05 PM ET

Local police beat three photographers in two separate incidents on June 18, 2009, in India's West Bengal state. They were covering a government offensive by police and paramilitary forces trying to break a four-day siege of the Lalgarh area by...

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Embattled Russian weekly's editor assaulted in Kaliningrad

July 8, 2009 5:31 PM ET

New York, July 8, 2009--Following an assault last week on the editor-in-chief of the independent weekly Dvornik in the western city of Kaliningrad, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today on regional authorities to thoroughly investigate the attack and bring...

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'The mob turned on us': Foreign reporters in Xinjiang

July 8, 2009 4:40 PM ET

Chinese authorities have, unusually, welcomed foreign reporters to Xinjiang since ethnic rioting broke out on Sunday in Urumqi between the Uighur minority and Han Chinese. A Beijing-based agency has even offered to facilitate travel, according to one writer who blogs...

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