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Mexican court did not call for release of Brad Will suspect

November 11, 2009 2:30 PM ET

New York, November 11, 2009—A court in Oaxaca has not ordered the release of Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who was charged last year for the 2006 killing of U.S. journalist Bradley Roland Will, contrary to initial news reports in the...

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Mexico must continue to investigate Will death

November 10, 2009 5:15 PM ET

We issued the following statement today in response to reports that a tribunal in Oaxaca state called for the release of Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who was charged last year for the 2006 killing of U.S. journalist Brad Will. The...

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Arrests welcomed in Moscow double murder

November 5, 2009 1:34 PM ET

We issued this statement following today’s announcement by Russia’s Investigative Committee at the Prosecutor General’s Office that two individuals have been arrested and charged with the January 19 murder in Moscow of human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya...

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Mexican crime reporter abducted, slain in Durango

November 3, 2009 3:26 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2009—Crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was found murdered Monday night, according local news reports, after reportedly being abducted from a street in the Mexican city of Durango that morning. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on...

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Natalya Estemirova case must be solved, say CPJ, PEN

October 29, 2009 9:36 AM ET

President Medvedev: On the day PEN American Center and the Committee to Protect Journalists join together for a public tribute to slain independent journalist and human rights defender Natalya Estemirova, we call on you to ensure that both her assassins and those who sent them to her doorstep are brought to justice.

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Brad Will killing unresolved three years on

October 27, 2009 10:49 AM ET

Three years ago today, an independent journalist named Bradley Roland Will was killed in Mexico while reporting on a heated protest movement in the capital city of the southern state of Oaxaca. Today, the crime remains unresolved. A man from...

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Video Report: Portraits of the Fallen

October 26, 2009 9:42 AM ET

In “Portraits of the Fallen,” a video introduction to CPJ’s database of killed journalists, María Salazar-Ferro examines the circumstances in which reporters, photographers, editors, and other journalists have died on duty. Because hundreds of journalists have been murdered in...

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Kyrgyzstan must disclose findings in Alisher Saipov murder

October 22, 2009 3:41 PM ET

New York, October 22, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Kyrgyz authorities to make public the findings of their investigation into the murder of Alisher Saipov, left, the editor of the Uzbek-language newspaper Siyosat, who was shot in...

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Cameraman killed in explosion in Iraq

October 21, 2009 3:12 PM ET

New York, October 21, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death of‎ an Al-Rasheed television cameraman killed by an explosion in front of his home in Kirkuk today....

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When the sun set in Nigeria: Dele Giwa’s awful murder

October 20, 2009 4:23 PM ET

Twenty-three years ago, on October 19, 1986, the sun quite suddenly set at noon. In the brutal darkness, we lost Dele Giwa, just two short years after he and I, along with two other professional journalists, launched Nigeria’s first...

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