Fixer

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Documentary captures a fixer's harsh reality

April 27, 2009 3:12 PM ET

In New York, the Tribeca Film Festival showed a strong documentary, The Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi, on Sunday. After the screening, I moderated a panel that featured director Ian Olds and Naqeeb Sherzad, a close friend of Ajmal,...

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Fixer released, another held

September 17, 2008 7:16 PM ET

New York, September 17, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned that authorities in Yemen continue to hold a fixer in custody while releasing another. The two were picked up in July with a reporter for the U.S.-based television network...

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CPJ urges Yemen to free two fixers

August 22, 2008 7:19 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to express deep concern about the ongoing detention without charge of two Yemeni fixers working for a European journalist.

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Afghan journalist Ajmal Nakshbandi killed by captors

April 9, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 9, 2007-The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by the brutal murder of Afghan journalist Ajmal Nakshbandi. Several Taliban spokesmen told media organizations in Kabul that the group had beheaded Naqshbandi in the Garmsir district...

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The Fixers

October 13, 2004 10:17 AM ET

On the front lines of international journalism, local fixers face growing dangers, and their western employers face tougher questions. By Elisabeth Witchel...

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