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Internet journalist beaten in Almaty

January 20, 2009 5:29 PM ET

New York, January 20, 2008--Several unidentified assailants attacked Yermek Boltai, a reporter and editor for the Web site of the Kazakh service of the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, in Kazakhstan's financial capital of Almaty on Sunday, the broadcaster...

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Journalist shot and injured

January 16, 2009 3:48 PM ET

New York, January 16, 2009--Unidentified individuals shot and injured a Venezuelan journalist outside the offices of the local daily El Regional in the southwestern Portuguesa province on Tuesday evening. The Committee to Protect Journalists called today on Venezuelan authorities to...

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Another media building hit by Israeli fire

January 15, 2009 4:51 PM ET

New York, January 15, 2009--The Israeli government must ensure that media facilities are not targeted in the conflict in Gaza, the Committee to Protects Journalists said today. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) fired at least one missile today directly at...

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Monterrey attack a reminder of reporting dangers

January 13, 2009 5:23 PM ET

The aftermath of the January 6 attack on the Televisa studios in Monterrey, a city that until recently was considered one of the safest in Latin America, has generated great interest locally in how the media is protecting itself. As...

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Airstrike hits media building in Gaza

January 9, 2009 5:48 PM ET

New York, January 9, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Israeli military's bombing today of a Gaza City building that houses the offices of a number of international news organizations....

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Working between the bombs in Gaza

January 8, 2009 5:35 PM ET

Today I spoke on the telephone with Ibrahim Barzak, an Associated Press correspondent in Gaza whose home was destroyed on December 30 in an Israeli strike. He now sleeps in his office and continues to file news stories. There is...

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Aftermath: Video of the attack on Mexico's Televisa

January 8, 2009 11:49 AM ET

Masked gunman threw a grenade at Mexican TV broadcaster Televisa on Wednesday and shot up the building. We released an alert yesterday condemning the attack and calling for the federalization of laws for crimes against the press in Mexico....

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Targeting Palestinian media in Gaza

January 7, 2009 5:32 PM ET

As part of their military campaign in Gaza, Israeli forces seem to be targeting Hamas-affiliated media outlets, a practice that is of concern to CPJ. The Hamas-run broadcaster Al-Aqsa television was bombed on December 28, and then on January 5,...

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