1509 results arranged by date

TV reporter gunned down, cameraman injured in Guatemala

April 2, 2009 4:00 PM ET

New York, April 2, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Guatemalan authorities today to conduct an immediate and thorough investigation into the shooting of a two-man TV crew in Guatemala City on Wednesday. Unidentified gunmen killed veteran reporter Rolando...

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CPJ urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes

April 2, 2009 11:37 AM ET

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu: The Committee to Protect Journalists urges your government to examine the deeply disturbing press restrictions and military strikes on media facilities that occurred during the prior government's Gaza offensive in late 2008 and early 2009, and to take corrective action that brings official policies and practices in line with international standards.

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Another Russian journalist beaten in Moscow Region

March 20, 2009 5:25 PM ET

New York, March 20, 2009--Russian authorities should thoroughly investigate the March 12 beating of Maksim Zolotarev, an editor at the independent newspaper Molva Yuzhnoye Podmoskovye in the town of Serpukhov, Moscow Region, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

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Madagascar media outlets raided during political crisis

March 10, 2009 4:17 PM ET

New York, March 10, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Saturday's ransacking of a TV and radio broadcaster by security forces in the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. The raid was part of ongoing government efforts to censor independent media...

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Russian media director hospitalized after brutal attack

March 10, 2009 3:39 PM ET

New York, March 10, 2009--Vadim Rogozhin, managing director of the independent media holding company Vzglyad in the southern city of Saratov, was hospitalized in serious condition today after surviving a brutal attack last week, his company said in an official...

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Philippine radio commentator shot and critically wounded

March 9, 2009 4:23 PM ET

New York, March 9, 2009--Following the murder attempt against radio journalist Nilo Labares, the head reporter at DXCC Radio Mindanao Network, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for a thorough investigation into the shooting and an end to impunity...

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CPJ urges Sri Lankan ambassador to investigate attacks

March 6, 2009 3:54 PM ET

New York, March 6, 2009--A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists met yesterday with the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States and called for a comprehensive and transparent investigation into a series of recent attacks against the press...

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Independent journalist stabbed in Bishkek

March 3, 2009 4:41 PM ET

New York, March 3, 2009--An unidentified attacker stabbed a reporter outside his newsroom in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, today, according to the regional news site Ferghana....

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Yemeni Journalist beaten by governor's bodyguards

February 25, 2009 2:36 PM ET

Hussein al-Sawas, editor of Al-Baidha Press Web site and Al-Tajdeed newspaper, told CPJ that on January 23, 2009, he was kidnapped, hit, and detained for five days by bodyguards of the governor of al-Baidha, Muhammad Naser al-Amri....

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Sri Lanka Special Report: Failure to Investigate

February 23, 2009 5:17 PM ET

As the Sri Lankan government steps up its war with the LTTE, assaults on journalists are on the rise. So are suspicions that the government is complicit in these attacks....

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