Impunity

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Mexican authorities defend Will case conclusions

November 12, 2008 1:41 PM ET

Mexico's special prosecutor for crimes against journalists has responded to CPJ's October 24 letter expressing concerns about the investigation into the murder of U.S. filmmaker Bradley Will. The prosecutor's response leaves much unresolved....

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Into the Ether

November 10, 2008 2:05 PM ET

The world watched in horror when Paul Klebnikov was gunned down in Russia. Much was done to solve the case. Then it all came unraveled in a Moscow court....

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Bailey slaying to be investigated anew

November 4, 2008 5:00 PM ET

New York, November 4, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the decision by California authorities to undertake additional investigations into the August 2007 murder of U.S. editor Chauncey Bailey....

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In Mexico, Brad Will probe sparks concern

October 24, 2008 3:43 PM ET

Monday, October 27, marks the second anniversary of the killing in Mexico of Bradley Roland Will, a U.S. documentary filmmaker. Will was shot while covering clashes between anti-government protesters and government supporters in the southern state of Oaxaca. The investigation...

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No justice for Alisher

October 23, 2008 12:51 PM ET

Alisher Saipov, a 26-year-old independent editor, was brutally silenced on October 24, 2007. An unidentified killer fired at him three times, using a Makarov pistol, in his hometown of Osh, Kyrgyzstan....

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In Philippines, CPJ welcomes warrants

October 22, 2008 2:16 PM ET

Responding to reports that a local court in the Philippines has ordered the arrest of Osmeña Montañer and Estrella Sabay, the alleged masterminds in the 2005 killing of investigative journalist Marlene Garcia-Esperat, a day after murder charges were filed against...

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Scared silent in Mexico

October 20, 2008 12:20 PM ET

The Maria Moors Cabot Prize is one of the greatest honors conferred on journalists covering Latin America. The black tie gala, which took place last Thursday at Columbia University's majestic Low Library, is like an annual reunion for journalists like...

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CPJ welcomes charges in Garcia-Esperat murder

October 20, 2008 11:16 AM ET

In response to reports that murder charges have been filed against the alleged masterminds in the 2005 killing of Philippine journalist Marlene Garcia-Esperat before a local court in Mindanao, we issued this statement today ......

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Two years without Anna

October 7, 2008 2:58 PM ET

I met Anna Politkovskaya in person only once, in 2005. She was in New York to collect yet another journalism award, and stopped by CPJ one October afternoon. I remember her crossing the lobby with an even, determined step....

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CPJ alarmed by gun attack on Sri Lankan journalist

September 10, 2008 3:33 PM ET

We issued this statement today after learning that Radhika Devakumar, a provincial correspondent of the Thinakaran newspaper, a Tamil daily, survived an attack in her home during which she received three gunshot wounds."This attack has the earmarks of an...

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