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CPJ delegation meets with Russian Investigative Committee

September 15, 2009 5:22 PM ET

A delegation, led by CPJ Board Member Kati Marton, and including Senior Advisor Jean-Paul Marthoz and Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova, had a two-hour-long substantive meeting today with 11 officials from Russia's Investigative Committee, including Petros...

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CPJ writes Karzai: Afghan journalists fear retribution

September 15, 2009 2:52 PM ET

Dear President Karzai: The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about conditions for journalists in Kandahar. Long destabilized by efforts to defeat the Taliban, the southern province has become even more dangerous since the recent presidential elections. Besides the daily threat of being caught up in an attack by insurgent groups, several local journalists tell CPJ they fear beatings, detentions, or worse in retribution for their reporting.

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CPJ calls for justice in Gongadze murder

September 15, 2009 2:31 PM ET

On the eve of the ninth anniversary of the murder of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze,  we issued the following statement......

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Afghan journalists call for justice in Munadi's death

September 14, 2009 4:29 PM ET

A large group of Afghan journalists met on Sunday in Kabul. They were angry about the death of New York Times journalist Sultan Mohammed Munadi in the September 9 British-led rescue attempt to free him and Times’ reporter Stephen Farrell,...

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Six face murder charges in French filmmaker’s slaying

September 11, 2009 11:15 AM ET

Six men—five members of a Salvadoran street gang and a police agent—face murder charges in the death of French filmmaker Christian Gregorio Poveda Ruiz, El Salvador’s attorney general’s office said. Poveda, whose new documentary on a violent Salvadoran gang was...

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Sultan Mohammed Munadi: Shining a light in darkness

September 9, 2009 3:46 PM ET

On my first trip to Kabul for CPJ in July 2006, I met Sultan Mohammed Munadi at The New York Times bureau. Munadi, who was killed today, was working on a story when I walked in, but he took time...

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CPJ saddened by death of kidnapped translator

September 9, 2009 3:00 PM ET

We issued the following statement after Afghan journalist Sultan Mohammed Munadi was killed during a raid to free him and his colleague, New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell. The two journalists had been kidnapped in the northern Afghan province of...

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Filmmaker who documented Salvadoran gangs is slain

September 3, 2009 2:27 PM ET

New York, September 3, 2009--The bullet-ridden body of journalist Christian Poveda, whose new documentary on a violent Salvadoran street gang was scheduled for wide release this month, was discovered Wednesday afternoon just north of the capital, San Salvador, according...

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Investigation to continue in Politkovskaya case

September 3, 2009 12:38 PM ET

We released this statement today after Russia's Supreme Court returned the case against three men suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya to prosecutors for further investigation......

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Documentary filmmaker killed in El Salvador

September 3, 2009 12:18 PM ET

We issued the following statement today in response to the killing of Franco-Spanish documentary filmmaker and photojournalist Christian Poveda who was shot to death on Wednesday in El Salvador where he had been covering violent gangs......

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