Impunity

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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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Putin and the tiger

September 3, 2008 6:17 PM ET

This Monday, the fourth anniversary of the Beslan school hostage crisis, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sedated a Siberian tiger to save--or so legend has it--a state television crew. As survivors of the Beslan tragedy gathered at the graveyard outside...

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Philippine impunity crisis deepens with two murders

August 12, 2008 10:37 AM ET

Last week, two Philippine radio broadcasters were killed, gunned down in broad daylight on busy city streets. The murders, only four days apart, highlighted the continuing vulnerability of journalists here and the government's inability to protect them. The broadcasters...

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