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Mexican editor's home shot at in Sinaloa

February 20, 2009 4:54 PM ET

Early in the morning of February 9, 2009, about 25 gunshots were fired from at least one assault rifle at the home of Moíses García Castro, editor-in-chief of the Guasave-based daily El Debate in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa,...

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Crime photographer shot dead, reporter injured in Mexico

February 17, 2009 2:46 PM ET

New York, February 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for a thorough investigation into a shooting of two journalists on Friday in Mexico. A gunman killed a photographer and injured a reporter in the southern city of Iguala,...

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Philippine radio journalist survives shooting attempt

February 10, 2009 4:02 PM ET

Unidentified gunmen fired several times at radio journalist Charie "Che" Indelible near his boarding house in the town of Kalibo, Aklan province, on January 2, 2009, according to the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility and local news reports. The...

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Radio director stabbed; 2nd journalist attacked in 4 days

February 9, 2009 3:49 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Saturday's brutal knife attack on Hassan Bulhan, director of a local radio station in the central town of Abudwaq....

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Pro-government group threatens Venezuelan media outlets

February 9, 2009 3:38 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2009--In an interview published on Friday, the leader of the Venezuelan pro-government group La Piedrita took responsibility for a series of attacks against local journalists and media outlets, and threatened to attack the 24-hours news channel...

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After mysterious fire, online columnist dead in Congo

February 6, 2009 5:43 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--An online columnist known for criticizing the government and alleging high-level corruption was buried in the Republic of Congo today following his death in a military hospital on Monday, according to local journalists. Bruno Ossébi, left,...

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Pro-opposition journalist severely beaten in Kazakhstan

February 6, 2009 5:18 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--Following a vicious attack in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on a reporter for a pro-opposition weekly, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for the Kazakh authorities to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation and to bring the...

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Journalists allege assault aboard ship near Gaza

February 6, 2009 4:50 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Israel to return confiscated news footage of its navy allegedly firing on and boarding a ship on Thursday. Journalists who were on board say they filmed Israeli soldiers assaulting...

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Newspaper editor attacked in Moscow region

February 5, 2009 5:55 PM ET

New York, February 5, 2009--Russian authorities must launch a serious investigation into an evident attack on Yuri Grachev, editor of pro-opposition weekly Solnechnogorsky Forum, who is hospitalized with a concussion, broken nose, and lacerated cheek, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Riot police assault Al-Jazeera crew in Jordan

February 2, 2009 5:32 PM ET

While covering a demonstration in Amman, Jordan, on January 9, 2009, against Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip, riot police attacked an Al-Jazeera crew, the network reported. Bureau Chief Yassir Abu Hilala, and cameramen Malik al-Laham, Muhammad al-Huwaiti, and...

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