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Online journalist beaten in southern Siberia

September 9, 2009 3:15 PM ET

New York, September 9, 2009—Regional authorities must launch a thorough probe into a brazen attack on Mikhail Afanasyev, editor of the online magazine Novy Fokus, and examine whether his journalism was the motive, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Gabonese media under attack since election

September 3, 2009 5:17 PM ET

New York, September 3, 2009--Five journalists and a TV station covering Gabon's disputed presidential election, which has already been marred by media censorship, have been attacked since Wednesday, according to local journalists and news reports. Official results announced today...

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Grenade thrown at Philippine columnist's home

September 2, 2009 2:14 PM ET

A grenade was hurled at columnist Steve Barriero's garage while he was parking his car in the driveway at around 11 p.m. on July 31, 2009, in village 23 in the northern province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines, according...

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Philippine journalists wounded in suspected militant attack

August 27, 2009 2:16 PM ET

Suspected militants fired at two low-flying military helicopters in Basilan province in the southern Philippines on August 16, 2009, injuring two journalists who were on board, according to local and international reports. The militants were thought to belong to the...

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Assailants force two Honduran broadcasters off the air

August 25, 2009 3:57 PM ET

New York, August 25, 2009--Masked assailants on Monday stormed a radio station and a television outlet critical of the country's interim government, forcing the broadcasters off the air in the latest attack on the Honduran media. The Committee to Protect...

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Somaliland cracks down on independent media

August 24, 2009 5:16 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an end to an ongoing government crackdown on independent journalists in Somaliland....

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Controversy grows after assault in Venezuela

August 21, 2009 5:37 PM ET

On August 15, Caracas authorities arrested Gabriel Uzcátegui in connection with a violent attack against a dozen local journalists who were protesting an education bill that critics fear will restrict press freedom in Venezuela. Uzcátegui is an employee of the...

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Afghan police beat, detain journalists during election

August 20, 2009 4:16 PM ET

New York, August 20, 2009--Security forces obstructed, assaulted, and detained Afghan and foreign journalists in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan today, enforcing an official gag order on news of violent incidents during the presidential election. A spokesman for President Hamid...

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Afghan journalists debate election restrictions

August 20, 2009 3:17 PM ET

CPJ spoke with three Kabul-based journalists to learn how they and their colleagues around the country responded to the government's request to mute coverage of violence during polling hours today....

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Press freedom slips in Zambia

August 14, 2009 4:41 PM ET

In Zambia, the coming week will mark the anniversary of the untimely death of President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa. The late president had championed press freedom with his commitments to reform, and, with his passing, the Zambian media lost an ally....

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