Attacked

1509 results arranged by date

Kyrgyz reporter beaten in Osh

November 3, 2009 3:13 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2009—Police in Kyrgyzstan should investigate work-related motives in a weekend assault that left Kubanychbek Zholdoshev, a reporter with the government weekly Osh Shamy, with a concussion and broken ribs, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Read More ›

Tunisia.afp.10.22.09.1.jpg

As Tunisian elections near, attacks on press mount

October 22, 2009 5:08 PM ET

New York, October 22, 2009—Tunisian authorities must halt harassment of independent journalists, release a journalist jailed for taking photographs, and allow a prominent French reporter to enter the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ has documented...

Read More ›

Russian TV crew threatened, forced to leave Ingushetia

October 15, 2009 5:13 PM ET

New York, October 15, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns threats and an attack on a TV crew from the Moscow-based independent broadcaster REN-TV in the North Caucasian republic of Ingushetia that caused them to flee the region....

Read More ›

tfw-5v2.png

Government, media can limit risk to journalists

October 9, 2009 9:29 AM ET

The fighting along the border in Pakistan is a classic counter-insurgency: a large military force trying to oust an entrenched group from its base. Such armed conflict will always be risk-filled—especially for local journalists—but government leaders, military officials, and...

Read More ›

tfw-4v2.png

In Pakistan's frontier, echoes of a 2006 murder

October 8, 2009 9:24 AM ET

Local reporters like those in Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Swat, and Mingora are crucial to accurate, fully formed news coverage. Their importance was evident in August, when reports began to emerge that prominent Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud had been...

Read More ›

tfw-3.v2.png

Value, ‘collateral damage’ as journalists embed

October 7, 2009 7:41 AM ET

During the height of the Pakistani military’s assault on militants, hundreds of local journalists were forced to flee the Swat Valley and neighboring areas. Coverage of the fighting was left in large part to Pakistani reporters from outside the...

Read More ›

tfw-2v2.png

As combat raged, local reporting was stifled

October 6, 2009 9:35 AM ET

Yesterday, I reported on the plight of Behroz Khan and Rahman Bunairee, two Pakistani journalists whose homes were destroyed by militants. Many other journalists in the North West Frontier Province, or NWFP, faced grave dangers and were forced to...

Read More ›

tfw-1v2.png

In Pakistan conflict, grave risks for reporters

October 5, 2009 9:25 AM ET

The September 30 Daily Times in Pakistan headlined a story “Peace being gradually restored in Swat,” although daily skirmishes continue between the military and militants. A few days earlier, a massive car bomb in the heart of Peshawar killed...

Read More ›

Chinese police assault Japanese news agency journalists

September 30, 2009 12:04 PM ET

Chinese authorities assaulted three journalists from the Japanese Kyodo News agency in a Beijing hotel room on September 18, 2009, according to international news reports. ...

Read More ›

TV crew violently attacked at a protest rally in Ukraine

September 29, 2009 4:41 PM ET

New York, September 29, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the violent attack on the crew of an opposition Russian-language news channel in Odessa, and urges Ukrainian authorities to thoroughly investigate the incident....

Read More ›