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Freelancer Luke Somers killed in hostage rescue attempt in Yemen

December 6, 2014 9:25 AM ET

New York, December 6, 2014--Luke Somers, an American freelance journalist held hostage by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed along with fellow hostage Pierre Korkie, a South African teacher, during a failed rescue attempt by U.S. special forces on...

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Four journalists honored for commitment to press freedom

November 26, 2014 1:12 PM ET

New Initiatives Fund set up to help combat 'war on journalists' New York, November 26, 2014--Four journalists from Burma, Iran, Russia, and South Africa were honored Tuesday night at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 24th annual International Press Freedom Awards...

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El camino a la justicia

28 de Octubre 2014 12:01 AM ET

Capítulo 3: Donde la impunidad se fortalece El clima de impunidad llegó a un trágico punto culminante el 23 de noviembre de 2009, cuando sujetos armados emboscaron la caravana que seguía al candidato político Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu cuando se preparaba...

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O Caminho para a Justiça

outubro 28, 2014 12:01 AM ET

Capítulo 3: Onde a Impunidade Prospera O clima de impunidade chegou a um trágico ponto culminante em 23 de novembro de 2009, quando homens armados emboscaram uma caravana que escoltava o candidato Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu enquanto ele se preparava para...

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Le chemin vers la justice

28 octobre 2014 0h01 ET

Chapitre 3: Là où l'impunité prospère Aux Philippines, le climat d'impunité a atteint un paroxysme tragique le 23 novembre 2009, lorsque des hommes armés ont tendu une embuscade à la caravane qui escortait le candidat politique Esmael « Toto »...

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The Road to Justice

October 28, 2014 12:00 AM ET

3. Where Impunity Thrives A climate of impunity reached a tragic culmination on November 23, 2009, when gunmen ambushed a caravan escorting political candidate Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu as he prepared to file papers to become a candidate for provincial governor...

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One year after CPJ's US report, little has changed between Obama and press

October 10, 2014 1:16 PM ET

After a summer plagued by war and disease abroad and partisan fighting at home, it was not hard to fathom why President Barack Obama would yearn for a retreat. But from which of the mounting crises did the president...

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Militant group must release kidnapped British journalist

September 18, 2014 12:57 PM ET

September 18, 2014, New York--The Islamic State militant group released a video today that shows John Cantlie, a British freelance journalist kidnapped in Syria in 2012, making what he said would be the first of a series of statements, according...

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Journalist beheadings in Syria reignite debate over risk and safety for freelancers

September 16, 2014 11:03 AM ET

Now that the initial wave of revulsion at the beheading of two young journalists has passed, the international media is wringing its hands and asking how it can spare others the heartbreak of the families of U.S. journalists James Foley...

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CPJ joins call to free Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression staff

September 5, 2014 11:10 AM ET

Today, CPJ joined 78 human rights and press freedom organizations in calling on the Syrian government to immediately and unconditionally release three imprisoned members of the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression. The center's director, Mazen Darwish, has...

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