Impunity

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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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Philippines Special Report: Under Oath, Under Threat

August 18, 2009 9:11 PM ET

In the Philippines, witnesses to journalist murders face extreme pressures and grave risk. The government’s protection program, while valuable, falls short of ensuring justice. By Shawn W. Crispin...

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Philippines Audio Report: Under Oath, Under Threat

August 18, 2009 8:01 PM ET

In our special report “Under Oath, Under Threat,” CPJ’s Shawn Crispin examines the culture of impunity in the killings of journalists in the Philippines. Here, Crispin describes how intimidation and fear have stopped witnesses from coming forward to help...

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Mexican officer's murder reinforces impunity

August 5, 2009 12:33 PM ET

In June, CPJ traveled to Ciudad Juárez to report on the extraordinary challenges that Mexican reporters face in covering the drug trade. As CPJ's Mike O'Connor noted in his report, self-censorship is rife and many critical stories are uncovered. The...

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