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Family of seized U.S. reporter seeks his release in Syria

January 2, 2013 2:36 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2013--The family of U.S. freelance journalist James Foley today publicized the reporter's abduction in Syria on November 22. The family, which had previously asked that the kidnapping not be disclosed, launched a public campaign to seek...

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Audio slideshow: Supporting family of Anton Hammerl

May 14, 2012 5:05 PM ET

Freelance photographer Anton Hammerl was killed in Libya on April 5, 2011. Friends of Hammerl are holding an auction May 15 to raise funds for his three children. James Foley elaborates....

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: Journalists Killed

February 21, 2012 4:37 PM ET

Murders decline, but fatalities rise during coverage of protests. Photographers and freelancers pay an especially high price. Pakistan is the world's most dangerous nation....

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Pour la presse, la couverture de manifestations s'avère mortelle

20 décembre 2011 0h01 ET

Les journalistes perdent leurs vies à un rythme élevé en couvrant des manifestations dans le monde arabe et ailleurs. Les photographes et les journalistes indépendants semblent vulnérables. Le Pakistan est à nouveau le pays le plus meurtrier pour la presse...

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For journalists, coverage of political unrest proves deadly

December 20, 2011 12:01 AM ET

Journalists die at high rates while covering protests in the Arab world and elsewhere. Photographers and freelancers appear vulnerable. Pakistan is again the deadliest nation. A CPJ special report...

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La cobertura sobre conflicto político es letal para la prensa

20 de Diciembre 2011 12:00 AM ET

Un alto número de periodistas cayeron al cumplir con su labor informativa mientras cubrían protestas en la región árabe y el resto del mundo. Los fotógrafos y periodistas independientes son dos grupos vulnerables. Pakistán es nuevamente el país más letal....

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CPJ Impact

May 26, 2011 2:27 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, May 2011 Pakistan pledges justicePakistan's president committed to pursue justice for journalists killed in the line of duty, pledging to take steps to reverse the country's rising record of impunity. A delegation from the Committee to...

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Libya: Release body of South African photojournalist

May 20, 2011 5:45 PM ET

New York, May 20, 2011--The Libyan government should immediately release the body of South African photographer Anton Hammerl, at left, and investigate the role of the armed forces in his death, Human Rights Watch and the Committee to Protect...

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Journalists under attack in Libya: The tally

May 20, 2011 5:40 PM ET

CPJ has documented more than 80 attacks on the press since political unrest erupted in Libya last month. They include five fatalities, at least three serious injuries, at least 50 detentions, 11 assaults, two attacks on news facilities, the...

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