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European Court may fault Turkey in Dink murder case

September 9, 2010 4:58 PM ET

Turkish journalists are hoping a ruling next week by the European Court of Human Rights will bring justice for slain editor Hrant Dink at least one step closer. Prosecutors have dragged their feet in this case, which goes to...

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Angolan radio presenter gunned down

September 8, 2010 5:37 PM ET

New York, September 8, 2010--Following Sunday's murder in Angola of Alberto Graves Chakussanga, a radio journalist with a station critical of the ruling MPLA government, authorities must conduct a thorough and transparent investigation exploring all possible leads and bring...

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Second TV anchor gunned down in two days in Iraq

September 8, 2010 4:34 PM ET

New York, September 8, 2010--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Iraqi authorities to thoroughly investigate the murder of Safa al-Din Abdel Hamid, an Al-Mosuliya television presenter who was shot this morning in front of his Mosul home by gunmen...

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Journalist found dead in Belarus; CPJ calls for investigation

September 8, 2010 3:37 PM ET

New York, September 8, 2010--Belarusian authorities must thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Aleh Byabenin, founder and director of the Minsk-based pro-opposition news website Charter 97, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.Byabenin's brother and several friends found...

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Silence or Death in Mexico's Press

September 8, 2010 12:20 AM ET

Crime, Violence, and Corruption Are Destroying the Country's Journalism The drug traffickers, violent criminals, and corrupt officials who threaten Mexico’s future have killed, terrorized, and co-opted journalists, knowing that controlling the flow of information will further their needs. They have...

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Silence or Death in Mexico's Press

September 8, 2010 12:18 AM ET

Preface by Joel Simon Plomo o plata. Lead or silver. It’s a well-worn phrase in Mexico, one that’s all too familiar to the country’s journalists. It means, simply, we own you. Take our plata (slang for money) and publish what...

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