Attacked

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Pro-opposition editor beaten in Kyrgyzstan

June 10, 2009 2:24 PM ET

New York, June 10, 2009--Following an attack on Friday on the deputy editor of the pro-opposition Kyrgyz-language biweekly Achyk Sayasat (Open Politics), the Committee to Protect Journalists called today on Kyrgyz authorities to ensure that their investigation is prompt and...

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CPJ, JFO cite press freedom abuses in Iraq

June 10, 2009 11:45 AM ET

Dear Prime Minister al-Maliki: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory (JFO) would like to bring to your attention several issues that harm press freedom in Iraq. In recent months, our organizations have documented a number of assaults and instances of harassment committed by government officials against journalists in various parts of the country under the control of Iraq's central government.

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Somali journalists leave profession in fear as another dies

June 9, 2009 2:38 PM ET

Somali journalists held an emotional press conference in Mogadishu today at the Sahafi Hotel after Sunday's fatal shooting of the former director of Shabelle Media Network. (Sahafi means "journalist" in Arabic.) Roughly 15 journalists from different news outlets announced they...

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Fifth Somali journalist killed this year

June 8, 2009 4:30 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2009--Following the attack by unidentified gunmen on two staff members of Radio Shabelle on Sunday that left one dead and one injured, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for all sides in the ongoing conflict...

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Journalist killed, three injured in separate attacks in Iraq

June 1, 2009 5:00 PM ET

New York, June 1, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death of‎ an Al-Baghdadia television correspondent killed by a bomb attached to his car in Mosul, in northern Iraq, on Sunday....

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Another Sri Lankan journalist attacked

June 1, 2009 3:44 PM ET

New York, June 1, 2009--The general secretary of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association, Poddala Jayantha, was abducted in Sri Lanka today, beaten, and dropped by the side of a road in a Colombo suburb, according to a release by...

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Broadcaster critically injured in latest Philippine shooting

May 22, 2009 2:34 PM ET

New York, May 22, 2009--The Philippine government must address a series of shootings that have targeted journalists on the southern island of Mindanao, the latest coming on Wednesday when gunmen critically wounded a local radio broadcaster, the Committee to Protect...

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Philippine journalist unharmed in shooting

May 22, 2009 1:18 PM ET

Gunshots were fired into the home of Abra province journalist Marjorie Bandayrel-Trinidad on May 14, 2009, according to a local press freedom group and news reports. Bandayrel-Trinidad and her husband and child were unhurt, the reports said. Abra is in...

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CPJ appeals to Yemen to end crackdown on media

May 22, 2009 12:30 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to express its concern about your government's recent crackdown on media outlets that have covered civil unrest in the southern part of Yemen.

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Yemeni security forces fire on newspaper offices

May 13, 2009 5:48 PM ET

New York, May 13, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists strongly condemns a raid today by Yemeni security forces on the Aden compound of the country's most popular independent newspaper. One passerby was killed. ...

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