Impunity

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Journalists under threat: The psychology of sacrifice

September 17, 2009 4:04 PM ET

Over the summer, as a book I’d written about the lives of murdered journalists went to press, a crusading human rights reporter from the Russian republic of Chechnya was shot dead. I was not surprised by the details of her...

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CPJ welcomes Supreme Court ruling in the Philippines

September 17, 2009 11:14 AM ET

New York, September 17, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes a Supreme Court ruling in the Philippines granting a change of trial venue in the case against two suspects charged with ordering the March 2005 murder of investigative reporter Marlene...

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CPJ delegation meets with Russian Investigative Committee

September 15, 2009 5:22 PM ET

A delegation, led by CPJ Board Member Kati Marton, and including Senior Advisor Jean-Paul Marthoz and Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova, had a two-hour-long substantive meeting today with 11 officials from Russia's Investigative Committee, including Petros...

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CPJ calls for justice in Gongadze murder

September 15, 2009 2:31 PM ET

On the eve of the ninth anniversary of the murder of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze,  we issued the following statement......

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Anatomy of Injustice: The Unsolved Killings of Journalists in Russia

September 15, 2009 12:20 AM ET

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Investigation to continue in Politkovskaya case

September 3, 2009 12:38 PM ET

We released this statement today after Russia's Supreme Court returned the case against three men suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya to prosecutors for further investigation......

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Philippine murder case granted change of venue

August 31, 2009 10:37 AM ET

A Supreme Court decision to allow a change of venue in the trial of three suspects accused of murdering journalist Dennis Cuesta, at left, in August 2008 sets a hopeful precedent in the fight against impunity in media killings...

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Second investigator on murder case killed in Mexico

August 28, 2009 3:41 PM ET

For the second time in less than a month, the lead federal investigator in the case of a journalist murdered in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, has been shot and killed in the streets of that city, according to news accounts. The...

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Witness protection key in Philippine journalist murders

August 21, 2009 4:04 PM ET

This week, CPJ's Shawn W. Crispin examined the incredible risks and challenges confronting witnesses to journalist murders in the Philippines. Crispin's report, "Under Oath, Under Threat," featured Bob Flores, a man who has demonstrated extraordinary courage in identifying a gunman...

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A call for justice in the Philippines

August 20, 2009 10:39 AM ET

The shooting death last year of Radio Mindanao Network broadcaster Dennis Cuesta raised the realization among journalists here that the profession we know and love could cost us life and limb. ...

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