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Special Report: Journalists in Exile 2009

June 17, 2009 12:01 AM ET

Sri Lankan journalists flee under severe pressure in the past year. Iraq and Somalia, two deadly countries for the press, also rank high in numbers of journalists forced into exile. Hundreds of journalists have been driven into exile this decade....

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Iranian authorities crack down on media

June 15, 2009 4:30 PM ET

New York, June 15, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an end to the Iranian authorities' ongoing crackdown on media following the disputed re-election of incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. ...

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Pakistani forces fire on journalists in frontier region

June 11, 2009 12:13 PM ET

New York, June 11, 2009--Following the wounding of a journalist and a driver by Pakistan security forces on Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists called on Pakistan's military today to institute training to prevent such incidents and to discipline troops...

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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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