Attacked

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Journalists harassed, attacked while covering Delhi riots

March 6, 2020 11:40 AM ET

More than a dozen journalists were harassed or physically attacked while covering riots that broke out in northeast Delhi in late February 2020, according to news reports and journalists and their colleagues, who spoke to CPJ....

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Government supporters attack journalists covering funeral in Nicaragua

March 5, 2020 1:45 PM ET

Amsterdam, March 5, 2020 -- Nicaraguan authorities should thoroughly investigate attacks on reporters covering the funeral of writer and poet Ernesto Cardenal and ensure the safety of journalists who report on events of public interest, the Committee to Protect...

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AFP photographer Ahmad al-Rubaye shot with pellets while covering protests in Baghdad

March 5, 2020 8:50 AM ET

On February 21, 2020, Iraqi riot police in Baghdad’s Al-Kilani Square shot Ahmad al-Rubaye, an Iraqi photographer for the French news agency Agence France-Presse, with rubber pellets that hit his back, legs, and right shoulder, according to news reports,...

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Anti-refugee protesters attack journalists in Greece

March 3, 2020 10:10 AM ET

Berlin, March 3, 2020 -- Greek authorities should quickly and thoroughly investigate attacks on reporters covering refugee movements and ensure the safety of journalists who report on events of public interest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov assaulted

February 27, 2020 4:05 PM ET

Vilnius, Lithuania, February 27, 2020 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed alarm over the assault of Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov....

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Peruvian journalist Jimmy Castillo assaulted by local government employee

February 27, 2020 3:50 PM ET

Bogotá, February 27, 2020 -- Peruvian authorities should investigate the assault of journalist Jimmy Alejandro Castillo Gamarra and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Liberian police assault editor Christopher Walker at soccer tournament

February 27, 2020 1:25 PM ET

On January 23, 2020, officers of the Liberia National Police assaulted Christopher Walker, the sports editor of the privately owned daily newspaper FrontPage Africa, during the semi-final of a national soccer tournament at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sport Stadium...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering protests in India

February 25, 2020 3:25 PM ET

Also available in हिंदी में and اردو میں Demonstrations are continuing across India following the introduction of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December 2019, as reported by The Guardian. Violence has escalated with at least four people...

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'The goal is to make us stop writing’: Turkish journalists on attacks and threats

February 25, 2020 3:07 PM ET

Eight months after he was attacked outside his Ankara home with baseball bats, Yavuz Selim Demirağ still has trouble sleeping. “The worry of suffering another attack at any minute messed with my psychology. Sometimes I feel like I am...

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Lebanese journalist Mohammed Zbib assaulted in Beirut

February 25, 2020 1:10 PM ET

In the evening of February 12, 2020, three unidentified individuals assaulted Mohammed Zbib, a reporter for the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar, in the Beirut neighborhood of Hamra, according to news reports and a report by the journalist’s employer....

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