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Arrests welcomed in Moscow double murder

November 5, 2009 1:34 PM ET

We issued this statement following today’s announcement by Russia’s Investigative Committee at the Prosecutor General’s Office that two individuals have been arrested and charged with the January 19 murder in Moscow of human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya...

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Natalya Estemirova case must be solved, say CPJ, PEN

October 29, 2009 9:36 AM ET

President Medvedev: On the day PEN American Center and the Committee to Protect Journalists join together for a public tribute to slain independent journalist and human rights defender Natalya Estemirova, we call on you to ensure that both her assassins and those who sent them to her doorstep are brought to justice.

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Brad Will killing unresolved three years on

October 27, 2009 10:49 AM ET

Three years ago today, an independent journalist named Bradley Roland Will was killed in Mexico while reporting on a heated protest movement in the capital city of the southern state of Oaxaca. Today, the crime remains unresolved. A man from...

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Video Report: Portraits of the Fallen

October 26, 2009 9:42 AM ET

In “Portraits of the Fallen,” a video introduction to CPJ’s database of killed journalists, María Salazar-Ferro examines the circumstances in which reporters, photographers, editors, and other journalists have died on duty. Because hundreds of journalists have been murdered in...

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Kyrgyzstan must disclose findings in Alisher Saipov murder

October 22, 2009 3:41 PM ET

New York, October 22, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Kyrgyz authorities to make public the findings of their investigation into the murder of Alisher Saipov, left, the editor of the Uzbek-language newspaper Siyosat, who was shot in...

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When the sun set in Nigeria: Dele Giwa’s awful murder

October 20, 2009 4:23 PM ET

Twenty-three years ago, on October 19, 1986, the sun quite suddenly set at noon. In the brutal darkness, we lost Dele Giwa, just two short years after he and I, along with two other professional journalists, launched Nigeria’s first...

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A memorial to killed journalists, a call to action

October 19, 2009 9:07 AM ET

We've launched a new section of our Web site, and we hope you take a few minutes to read some of its pages. There is one, for example, on Russian reporter Natalya Estemirova, who dared to examine human rights...

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Clinton raises impunity in journalist murders in Russia

October 14, 2009 3:00 PM ET

When CPJ issued its recent special report Anatomy of Injustice: The Unsolved Killings of Journalists in Russia, we called on world leaders to join us in engaging Russian leaders on human rights, press freedom, and impunity. We were pleased to...

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On anniversary, CPJ seeks justice for Politkovskaya

October 7, 2009 4:40 PM ET

On the third anniversary of the murder of Novaya Gazeta investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement:...

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It's an honor

October 6, 2009 12:33 PM ET

Yesterday, CPJ received the Thomas J. Dodd Prize for International Justice and Human Rights at an outdoor ceremony at the University of Connecticut. It was one of those perfect, crisp fall mornings in New England with a strong wind...

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