Impunity

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Video: Slain and in combat, dozens die in 2008

January 2, 2009 9:26 AM ET

CPJ’s Joel Simon, Robert Mahoney, and Nina Ognianova pay tribute to journalists who died in 2008. The toll was highest in Iraq, but conflicts in South Asia and the Caucasus were deadly as well. Impunity in journalist murders in...

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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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