Georgy Gongadze

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CPJ Update

January 1, 2006 10:17 AM ET

CPJ Update June 16, 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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As Gongadze proceedings start, CPJ says much work remains

December 16, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 16, 2005—As court proceedings are about to begin against three defendants in the 2000 murder of Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze, the Committee to Protect Journalists urges Ukrainian authorities to identify and prosecute all those responsible for plotting...

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European court holds Ukrainian government liable in Gongadze case

November 9, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 9, 2005—The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday found the Ukrainian government liable for 100,000 euros in damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of slain journalist Georgy Gongadze. The court found in favor of...

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Inquiry names Kuchma as mastermind in Gongadze murder

September 22, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 22, 2005—A Ukrainian parliamentary commission investigating the 2000 kidnapping and beheading of journalist Georgy Gongadze has accused former President Leonid Kuchma and three senior officials of plotting the murder. In an announcement to parliament on Tuesday the...

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Prosecutor says Gongadze probe moves to new phase

August 2, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 2, 2005—The Ukrainian Prosecutor-General's Office announced last night that it has completed the first part of its investigation into the 2000 murder of Georgy Gongadze, editor of the independent news Web site Ukrainska Pravda (Ukrainian Truth). Yuri...

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WHO KILLS JOURNALISTS AND WHY? Report by the Committee to Protect Journalists to the Committee of Inquiry

May 23, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Doha, Qatar, Monday, May 23, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists has analyzed the deaths of journalists across the world for many years, producing two recent reports that highlight alarming trends in the circumstances, locations, and motives. At least 339...

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Journalist held on charges of "anti-constitutional activity"

April 18, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 18, 2005—An Uzbek reporter for the state-run weekly newspaper Hurriyat (Liberty) has been criminally charged with "undermining the constitutional order" and faces up to 20 years in prison, according to local and international press reports. Sobirdjon...

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UZBEKISTAN

April 11, 2005 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 11, 2005 Posted: May 3, 2005 Sobirdjon Yakubov, Hurriyat LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED Yakubov, a reporter for the state-run weekly newspaper Hurriyat (Liberty), was criminally charged with "undermining the constitutional order" and faced up to 20 years in prison, according...

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Ukrainian prosecutor claims confessions in Gongadze case

April 5, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 5, 2005—Ukraine's prosecutor-general said yesterday that two former police officers arrested in March as suspects in the 2000 murder of Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze have confessed to the killing, according to local and international press reports. Vyacheslav...

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CPJ Update

March 16, 2005 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update March 16, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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