1509 results arranged by date

Suspects held in brutal attack on editor

November 4, 2008 2:42 PM ET

New York, November 4, 2008--CPJ calls on Ethiopian authorities to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into Friday's beating of newspaper editor Amare Aregawi....

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CPJ alarmed by gun attack on Sri Lankan journalist

September 10, 2008 3:33 PM ET

We issued this statement today after learning that Radhika Devakumar, a provincial correspondent of the Thinakaran newspaper, a Tamil daily, survived an attack in her home during which she received three gunshot wounds."This attack has the earmarks of an...

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Putin and the tiger

September 3, 2008 6:17 PM ET

This Monday, the fourth anniversary of the Beslan school hostage crisis, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sedated a Siberian tiger to save--or so legend has it--a state television crew. As survivors of the Beslan tragedy gathered at the graveyard outside...

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Brutally attacked in Guatemala...again

August 25, 2008 12:34 PM ET

Two days after being abducted and badly beaten in Guatemala, prominent journalist José Rubén Zamora was still in shock. "I can't remember what happened, but I was drugged and left unconscious in a hospital in the outskirts of Guatemala...

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Olympics: FCCC cites attacks, harassment

August 22, 2008 6:26 AM ET

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China just released its updated list of "cases of reporting interference." What's reporting interference? I'll let the FCCC's reporters speak for themselves:Since the beginning of the Olympic period on July 25, the day the...

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Senegal attacks prompt worry, speculation

August 20, 2008 10:01 AM ET

In the Senegalese capital, Dakar, speculation surrounded Air Transport Minister Farba Senghor after unidentified men using a government vehicle ransacked the newsrooms of 24 Heures Chrono and L'As, two independent newspapers. The attacks came just three days after Senghor...

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Olympics-China Media Watch: Careful coverage of stabbing

August 12, 2008 12:35 PM ET

Despite reports of censorship, several Chinese newspapers have reported on the stabbing death in Beijing on Saturday of a relative of the U.S. men's volleyball coach. But most of the reporting has been limited to official statements. Emphasizing that the attacker acted...

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Mexican journalists vs. security forces

August 11, 2008 5:25 PM ET

While organized criminals and drug traffickers account for the bulk of attacks against Mexican journalists, CPJ has documented an increasing number of assaults committed by security forces. Just last week, this reality was brought into sharp focus with the accusation...

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Olympics: Police get rough in Kashgar

August 5, 2008 10:07 AM ET

Police in Kashgar apparently didn't get the message about new tactics for relating to the media. Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported that Masami Kawakita, a photographer from the Chunichi Shimbun newspaper's Tokyo headquarters, and Shinji Katsuta, a reporter for Nippon...

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