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British journalist abducted in Afghanistan

December 18, 2008 5:43 PM ET

March 28, 2008 Sean Langan, freelance ABDUCTED A Taliban-linked group kidnapped freelance British television journalist Sean Langan and his translator near the town of Torkham on the border with Pakistan. He was working in Afghanistan on a documentary series for...

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Defending al-Zaidi, but not journalists at home

December 18, 2008 5:26 PM ET

The now infamous incident of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi throwing his shoes at President George Bush became primetime news throughout the world. In the Middle East it has been shown on television almost endlessly....

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Photojournalist missing in Zimbabwe

December 17, 2008 4:53 PM ET

New York, December 17, 2008--A journalist who disappeared in Zimbabwe on Saturday may be in police custody, journalists in Harare told CPJ....

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Prominent writer missing after being detained

December 11, 2008 5:25 PM ET

New York, December 11, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern for the welfare of prominent activist and writer Liu Xiaobo, who has not been heard from since authorities detained him in Beijing on Monday, according to his wife...

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Journalist jailed for sodomy article released

December 9, 2008 1:59 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes a presidential pardon for a journalist in Iraqi Kurdistan who had been sentenced to six months in prison, in direct violation of the region's press law. ...

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Bailey colleagues hold detectives accountable

November 6, 2008 6:02 PM ET

The Chauncey Bailey Project is shaking up California authorities from Oakland to Sacramento, after alleging misconduct by police--including mishandling or withholding evidence by the chief detective investigating their colleague's murder. Evidence recently published by the project, a rare, ad hoc...

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Scared silent in Mexico

October 20, 2008 12:20 PM ET

The Maria Moors Cabot Prize is one of the greatest honors conferred on journalists covering Latin America. The black tie gala, which took place last Thursday at Columbia University's majestic Low Library, is like an annual reunion for journalists like...

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And then there was one ...

September 29, 2008 3:47 PM ET

Each year, CPJ compiles an annual census of journalists imprisoned around the world, and every year since 2001, the U.S has figured on this list of infamy. During this period, journalists have been imprisoned right here in this country for...

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