Impunity

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Defending al-Zaidi, but not journalists at home

December 18, 2008 5:26 PM ET

The now infamous incident of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi throwing his shoes at President George Bush became primetime news throughout the world. In the Middle East it has been shown on television almost endlessly....

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For sixth straight year, Iraq deadliest nation for press

December 18, 2008 7:15 AM ET

New York, December 18, 2008—For the sixth consecutive year, Iraq was the deadliest country in the world for the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in its end-of-year analysis. The 11 deaths recorded in Iraq in 2008, while a...

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Remembering Deyda Hydara, four years after his murder

December 16, 2008 5:41 PM ET

I last saw Deyda Hydara alive on December 14, 2004, only two days before his death. To this day, the gunmen who shot dead the Gambia's best-known journalist as he drove home from work are still at large. The crime...

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Burkina Faso police question Zongo protesters

December 15, 2008 4:12 PM ET

This morning, police in Burkina Faso summoned four leaders of a march over the weekend that called for a renewed investigation into the unsolved 1998 assassination of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo. Among those questioned was Jean-Claude Meda, the president of...

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Norbert Zongo's murder: No justice after 10 years

December 12, 2008 6:21 PM ET

Ten years ago on Saturday, the bullet-ridden bodies of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo and three friends were found in Zongo's burned-out car outside the capital of Burkina Faso....

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Politkovskaya case: 2 trials, 1 court, many questions

December 11, 2008 7:24 PM ET

About 10 reporters sit on one of two wooden benches in the back of Room No. 4 at the Moscow District Military Court in Moscow. They're gathered for the trial of three defendants accused of playing a role in the...

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Editor's murder remains unsolved

December 11, 2008 2:30 PM ET

New York, December 11, 2008--The Lebanese authorities must bring to justice those responsible for the 2005 assassination of journalist Gebran Tueni, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Mexico's special prosecutor urged to act

December 10, 2008 10:08 AM ET

In response to a statement by the special prosecutor for crimes against the press Octavio Orellana Wiarco during a press conference in Mexico City yesterday in which he denied that Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in the...

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