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Cries for justice in the Philippines massacre

December 10, 2009 11:51 AM ET

Mobilized and clad in black, a group of Philippine journalists symbolically laid down their notebooks, microphones, and cameras in the street to observe a moment of silence outside Malacañang Palace, the seat of national government in the Philippines....

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Kyrgyzstan court rejects new probe in Saipov murder

December 9, 2009 4:57 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2009—Kyrgyzstan’s Supreme Court ruled today that the prosecution of a man accused in the 2007 murder of Alisher Saipov, editor of the Uzbek-language weekly Siyosat, can proceed, the independent news Web site Ferghana reported. Saipov’s family...

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CPJ joins Global Day of Solidarity with Philippine journalists

December 9, 2009 4:12 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists joins in the call to journalists across the world to join the Global Day of Solidarity today to demand justice for the journalists slaughtered in Maguindanao province of the Philippines on November 23....

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Philippine groups move quickly to investigate massacre

December 3, 2009 6:12 PM ET

Four groups in the Philippines released what appears to be the most authoritative account on the murder of 57 people on November 23 in Ampatuan, in Maguindanao province, in the Philippines’ southernmost main island, Mindanao. The report puts the death toll for journalists at 30,...

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Explosion kills three Somali journalists in Mogadishu

December 3, 2009 5:06 PM ET

New York, December 3, 2009—Three journalists were among the victims of a suicide bombing at a Benadir University graduation ceremony in Mogadishu today. At least 22 people were killed at Hotel Shamo, including three government ministers, by suspected Islamic...

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Maguindanao death toll worst for press in recent history

November 25, 2009 1:46 PM ET

New York, November 25, 2009—A brutal election-related massacre in the Philippine province of Maguindanao on Monday appears to be single deadliest event for the press since 1992, when CPJ began keeping detailed records on journalist deaths....

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CPJ extends aid to families of slain Philippine journalists

November 24, 2009 1:59 PM ET

New York, November 24, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists is working with local and international media support groups to extend assistance to the families of the numerous journalists killed Monday in a brutal election-related massacre in the Philippine province of...

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Philippine massacre among worst for journalists

November 23, 2009 7:19 PM ET

The toll in the brutal, election-related killings in Maguindanao province, Philippines, was still being determined tonight. Several journalists were believed to be among the dead, making the massacre one of the deadliest single events for the press in memory. Here...

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Several journalists reported among dead in Philippines

November 23, 2009 3:03 PM ET

New York, November 23, 2009—Several journalists covering relatives and supporters of a local politician who was about to file his gubernatorial candidacy on the Philippines island of Mindanao today were believed to be among those killed by a gang of...

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Large group of journalists killed in Mindanao

November 23, 2009 11:06 AM ET

In response to news reports that a large number of people — possibly more than 20 — including many journalists, were killed on the Philippine island of Mindanao today while accompanying a gubernatorial candidate to register his candidacy, we issued...

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