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Philippine radio commentator shot and critically wounded

March 9, 2009 4:23 PM ET

New York, March 9, 2009--Following the murder attempt against radio journalist Nilo Labares, the head reporter at DXCC Radio Mindanao Network, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for a thorough investigation into the shooting and an end to impunity...

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CPJ urges Sri Lankan ambassador to investigate attacks

March 6, 2009 3:54 PM ET

New York, March 6, 2009--A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists met yesterday with the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States and called for a comprehensive and transparent investigation into a series of recent attacks against the press...

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Independent journalist stabbed in Bishkek

March 3, 2009 4:41 PM ET

New York, March 3, 2009--An unidentified attacker stabbed a reporter outside his newsroom in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, today, according to the regional news site Ferghana....

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Yemeni Journalist beaten by governor's bodyguards

February 25, 2009 2:36 PM ET

Hussein al-Sawas, editor of Al-Baidha Press Web site and Al-Tajdeed newspaper, told CPJ that on January 23, 2009, he was kidnapped, hit, and detained for five days by bodyguards of the governor of al-Baidha, Muhammad Naser al-Amri....

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Sri Lanka Special Report: Failure to Investigate

February 23, 2009 5:17 PM ET

As the Sri Lankan government steps up its war with the LTTE, assaults on journalists are on the rise. So are suspicions that the government is complicit in these attacks....

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Mexican editor's home shot at in Sinaloa

February 20, 2009 4:54 PM ET

Early in the morning of February 9, 2009, about 25 gunshots were fired from at least one assault rifle at the home of Moíses García Castro, editor-in-chief of the Guasave-based daily El Debate in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa,...

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Crime photographer shot dead, reporter injured in Mexico

February 17, 2009 2:46 PM ET

New York, February 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for a thorough investigation into a shooting of two journalists on Friday in Mexico. A gunman killed a photographer and injured a reporter in the southern city of Iguala,...

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Philippine radio journalist survives shooting attempt

February 10, 2009 4:02 PM ET

Unidentified gunmen fired several times at radio journalist Charie "Che" Indelible near his boarding house in the town of Kalibo, Aklan province, on January 2, 2009, according to the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility and local news reports. The...

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Radio director stabbed; 2nd journalist attacked in 4 days

February 9, 2009 3:49 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Saturday's brutal knife attack on Hassan Bulhan, director of a local radio station in the central town of Abudwaq....

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Pro-government group threatens Venezuelan media outlets

February 9, 2009 3:38 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2009--In an interview published on Friday, the leader of the Venezuelan pro-government group La Piedrita took responsibility for a series of attacks against local journalists and media outlets, and threatened to attack the 24-hours news channel...

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