Impunity

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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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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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