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Journalist beaten in Puntland courtroom

July 17, 2009 3:31 PM ET

New York, July 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the attack on reporter Aweys Sheikh Nur on Wednesday by security guards during a court session in Bosaso, in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of Somalia. ...

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Another Pakistani journalist's house attacked

July 13, 2009 3:25 PM ET

New York, July 13, 2009--The house of a second Pakistani journalist working in the border area with Afghanistan was looted and burned on Saturday, according to the Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ). The attack was similar to one carried out...

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Pakistani reporter's home destroyed by Taliban

July 10, 2009 2:47 PM ET

New York, July 10, 2009--The home of Voice of America (VOA) correspondent Rahman Bunairee in Buner district was leveled by a bomb on Thursday in what was believed to be a retaliatory attack by the Taliban, news reports said....

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Photojournalists assaulted by security forces in West Bengal

July 8, 2009 6:05 PM ET

Local police beat three photographers in two separate incidents on June 18, 2009, in India's West Bengal state. They were covering a government offensive by police and paramilitary forces trying to break a four-day siege of the Lalgarh area by...

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Embattled Russian weekly's editor assaulted in Kaliningrad

July 8, 2009 5:31 PM ET

New York, July 8, 2009--Following an assault last week on the editor-in-chief of the independent weekly Dvornik in the western city of Kaliningrad, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today on regional authorities to thoroughly investigate the attack and bring...

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'The mob turned on us': Foreign reporters in Xinjiang

July 8, 2009 4:40 PM ET

Chinese authorities have, unusually, welcomed foreign reporters to Xinjiang since ethnic rioting broke out on Sunday in Urumqi between the Uighur minority and Han Chinese. A Beijing-based agency has even offered to facilitate travel, according to one writer who blogs...

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CPJ urges Nigeria to probe police harassment, assault

June 29, 2009 5:33 PM ET

New York, June 29, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on national police Inspector General Mike Okiro to investigate reports that Delta state police harassed six journalists and attacked at least three of them last week. The Nigerian Union of...

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A year later, impunity in attacks on Senegalese media

June 29, 2009 11:23 AM ET

A year ago last week in Senegal, two reporters covering a soccer match were assaulted with tasers, handcuffed, and abused by police officers after the reporters refused to halt a post-game interview at Léopold Sédar Senghor Stadium in the capital,...

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A Gambian journalist remembers torture in detention

June 19, 2009 1:46 PM ET

The unlawful detention of seven Gambian journalists since last Monday is serious cause for concern. These respected journalists were detained at the National Intelligence Agency headquarters in Banjul for "interrogation." They have been denied access by legal representation, family members,...

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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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