Attacked

1509 results arranged by date

CPJ makes headway in cases in Russia, Georgia

September 25, 2009 12:13 PM ET

Amid ongoing attacks on journalists, CPJ advocacy in Europe and Central Asia has generated some positive results. Earlier this month, a CPJ delegation met with Russian and European officials, who promised to revisit 17 journalist murders in Russia since 2000....

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Supreme Court moves trial in Philippine attack

September 23, 2009 2:49 PM ET

New York, September 23, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists applauds a Philippine Supreme Court decision to grant a change of venue in the trial of a defendant in the attempted murder of radio journalist Nilo Labares, who was shot and...

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CBS reporter injured in IED attack in Afghanistan

September 23, 2009 12:30 PM ET

An improvised explosive device hit a Unites States Army vehicle in Logar Province in Afghanistan on August 28, 2009, killing one U.S. soldier and injuring CBS Radio news correspondent Cami McCormick, CBS reported on its Web site....

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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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