Georgy Gongadze

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Chechnya police may be behind Politkovskaya murder, Russian officials tell CPJ

January 23, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Moscow, January 23, 2007—Russia’s prosecutor general has opened a criminal investigation into several police officials in Chechnya who may have killed reporter Anna Politkovskaya because she was about to publish an article alleging their involvement in torture. The information was...

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Deadly News

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Mathew HansenHundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments...

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Justice on Trial: Dmitry Kholodov

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Return to Deadly NewsBy Heidi Hoogerbeets...

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2005 prison census: 125 journalists jailed

February 16, 2006 4:07 PM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I...

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Attacks on the Press in 2005: Headlines

February 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

January 11: A killing in Colombia reinforces self-censorship -- Gunmen kill radio news host Julio Hernando Palacios Sánchez as he drives to work in Cúcuta. Attacked from all sides, the Colombian press censors itself to an extraordinary degree, CPJ later...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I...

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Attacks on the Press in 2005: Introduction

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

By Ann CooperOn May 2, when the Committee to Protect Journalists identified the Philippines as the world's most murderous country for journalists, the reaction was swift. "Exaggerated," huffed presidential spokesman Ignacio Bunye, who was practiced at dismissing the mounting evidence....

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Ukraine

February 16, 2006 11:02 AM ET

UKRAINE Expectations were high that new President Viktor Yushchenko would sweep away the legacy of repression left by Leonid Kuchma's authoritarian regime. Yushchenko won a December 26, 2004, presidential runoff held after hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded the streets...

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Court closes portions of Gongadze trial

January 23, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 23, 2006—The Kyiv Court of Appeals moved today to close to the public significant portions of the trial of three men charged in the 2000 abduction and murder of Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze. Journalists and a lawyer...

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