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Anniversary a reminder of Qaddafi's media repression

August 31, 2009 12:26 PM ET

As Col. Muammar Qaddafi, 67, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his ascent to power this week, it is unlikely that any of the numerous international guests will venture to ask the Libyan dictator or his aides what happened to...

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Philippine murder case granted change of venue

August 31, 2009 10:37 AM ET

A Supreme Court decision to allow a change of venue in the trial of three suspects accused of murdering journalist Dennis Cuesta, at left, in August 2008 sets a hopeful precedent in the fight against impunity in media killings...

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Second investigator on murder case killed in Mexico

August 28, 2009 3:41 PM ET

For the second time in less than a month, the lead federal investigator in the case of a journalist murdered in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, has been shot and killed in the streets of that city, according to news accounts. The...

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In Bukavu, third journalist murdered since 2007

August 24, 2009 4:35 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2009--Following the brutal murder on Sunday of radio journalist Bruno Koko Chirambiza in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo--the third journalist to be slain in the restive region since 2007--the Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Congolese...

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Afghan journalist killed in Pakistan

August 24, 2009 3:38 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2009--Authorities in Pakistan's northwest tribal regions must immediately investigate today's murder of Afghan journalist Janullah Hashimzada, the Committee to Protect Journalists said....

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Witness protection key in Philippine journalist murders

August 21, 2009 4:04 PM ET

This week, CPJ's Shawn W. Crispin examined the incredible risks and challenges confronting witnesses to journalist murders in the Philippines. Crispin's report, "Under Oath, Under Threat," featured Bob Flores, a man who has demonstrated extraordinary courage in identifying a gunman...

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A call for justice in the Philippines

August 20, 2009 10:39 AM ET

The shooting death last year of Radio Mindanao Network broadcaster Dennis Cuesta raised the realization among journalists here that the profession we know and love could cost us life and limb. ...

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Philippines Special Report: Under Oath, Under Threat

August 18, 2009 9:11 PM ET

In the Philippines, witnesses to journalist murders face extreme pressures and grave risk. The government’s protection program, while valuable, falls short of ensuring justice. By Shawn W. Crispin...

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Philippines Audio Report: Under Oath, Under Threat

August 18, 2009 8:01 PM ET

In our special report “Under Oath, Under Threat,” CPJ’s Shawn Crispin examines the culture of impunity in the killings of journalists in the Philippines. Here, Crispin describes how intimidation and fear have stopped witnesses from coming forward to help...

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Jailed journalist dies in Azerbaijan prison

August 18, 2009 5:23 PM ET

New York, August 18, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an independent investigation into the death on Monday in a Baku prison hospital of Novruzali Mamedov, editor of the now-defunct minority newspaper Talyshi Sado, who had been in state...

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