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Protesting journalists attacked in Caracas

August 14, 2009 4:11 PM ET

New York, August 14, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a violent assault by suspected government supporters on a dozen journalists in Venezuela on Thursday. The journalists were protesting an education bill that would restrict press freedom. ...

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Two AP journalists wounded in Afghanistan IED attack

August 12, 2009 2:52 PM ET

New York, August 12, 2009--Tuesday's roadside bomb attack that seriously wounded two Associated Press journalists highlights the dangers journalists face in covering the escalating conflict in Afghanistan. ...

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Pro-government militants attack Venezuela's Globovisión

August 3, 2009 4:26 PM ET

New York, August 3, 2009--A group of more than 30 armed pro-government militants riding motorcycles stormed the premises of private broadcaster Globovisión today and  set off tear gas, local press reports said. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the attack...

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Bolivian cameraman brutally attacked in La Paz

July 28, 2009 3:04 PM ET

New York, July 28, 2009--Following a vicious attack on a cameraman for the La Paz-based television network Gigavisión outside the station's offices early Saturday morning, the Committee to Protect Journalists called on Bolivian authorities today to thoroughly investigate and bring...

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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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