Impunity

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Mission Journal: Calderón sees a national threat

September 26, 2010 5:32 PM ET

Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa had a message to deliver and it wasn't about press freedom. After hearing the concerns presented by a joint delegation from CPJ and the Miami-based Inter American Press Association last week, the president wanted us to...

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Calderón to support federalization of anti-press crimes

September 22, 2010 5:59 PM ET

Mexico City, September 22, 2010--Calling the right to free expression a priority of his government, Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa pledged today to push for legislation that would make attacks on journalists a federal crime. In a lengthy meeting...

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In Thailand, remembering Neil Davis, Bill Latch

September 10, 2010 2:28 PM ET

The Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) hosted a memorial Thursday to mark the 25th anniversary of the deaths of NBC cameraman correspondent Neil Davis and soundman Bill Latch. The two journalists were killed by military fire on September...

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European Court may fault Turkey in Dink murder case

September 9, 2010 4:58 PM ET

Turkish journalists are hoping a ruling next week by the European Court of Human Rights will bring justice for slain editor Hrant Dink at least one step closer. Prosecutors have dragged their feet in this case, which goes to...

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Silence or Death in Mexico's Press

September 8, 2010 12:20 AM ET

Crime, Violence, and Corruption Are Destroying the Country's Journalism The drug traffickers, violent criminals, and corrupt officials who threaten Mexico’s future have killed, terrorized, and co-opted journalists, knowing that controlling the flow of information will further their needs. They have...

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Silence or Death in Mexico's Press

September 8, 2010 12:18 AM ET

Preface by Joel Simon Plomo o plata. Lead or silver. It’s a well-worn phrase in Mexico, one that’s all too familiar to the country’s journalists. It means, simply, we own you. Take our plata (slang for money) and publish what...

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