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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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Masked assailants toss grenade at TV broadcaster

January 7, 2009 4:18 PM ET

New York, January 7, 2009--Tuesday's attack on broadcaster Televisa in the Mexican city of Monterrey underlines the need for a federal law that protects freedom of expression, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Legislation that would make violent crimes...

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Attack on broadcaster needs independent inquiry

January 6, 2009 3:56 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2009--Following today's early morning assault by about 15 masked gunmen on Sirasa TV's studios outside the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, the Committee to Protect Journalists called for an independent, nonpartisan parliamentary board of inquiry to investigate....

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Palestinian news media targeted by Israel in Gaza

January 6, 2009 12:50 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2009--The Israeli military must put an end to targeting Palestinian media in the Gaza Strip and allow international journalists to enter Gaza to cover the conflict, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Video editor shot by U.S. military

January 5, 2009 4:48 PM ET

New York, January 5, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for a transparent investigation into the shooting of an Iraqi video editor by U.S. military forces on January 1....

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In Tunisia, security agents intimidate reporters

December 31, 2008 2:34 PM ET

New York, December 31, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the intimidation of Tunisian journalists who tried to cover efforts Tuesday by the opposition Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) to demonstrate against Israeli attacks on Gaza. Two journalists were assaulted and...

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Reporter for opposition newspaper stabbed in Almaty

December 30, 2008 4:09 PM ET

New York, December 30, 2008--Kazakh authorities must launch a thorough investigation into the stabbing of Artyom Miusov, a reporter with the opposition weekly Taszhargan, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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In Gaza bombing, CPJ seeks explanation

December 29, 2008 5:42 PM ET

Dear Defense Minister Barak: The Committee to Protect Journalists urgently demands an explanation for the bombing of Al-Aqsa TV headquarter in Gaza City by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday. We are also dismayed by the army's decision to declare Gaza's northern boundary with Israel and other parts of the territory "closed military zones."

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