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Reporter's assassins remain at large one year on in Iraq

July 20, 2009 2:33 PM ET

New York, July 20, 2009--Authorities in Kirkuk province must bring to justice those responsible for the 2008 murder of journalist Soran Mama Hama, at left, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on the eve of the anniversary of the reporter's...

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Natalya's death: You don't kill a story by killing a journalist

July 20, 2009 11:20 AM ET

We were only 30 on Friday: representatives of human rights organizations, a few journalists and academics, a couple of anonymous "concerned citizens." Standing on the Place de la Liberté (Freedom Square) in Brussels two blocks from the Parliament, a few...

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Prominent reporter abducted, murdered in Chechnya

July 15, 2009 5:01 PM ET

New York, July 15, 2009--Today's brutal murder of prominent journalist and human rights activist Natalya Estemirova, at left, in Chechnya must be thoroughly investigated immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.Estemirova, 50, was abducted this morning in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya,...

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Colombian authorities arrest man in journalist slaying

July 14, 2009 2:34 PM ET

New York, July 14, 2009--Colombian police have arrested a man believed to have gunned down veteran radio journalist José Everardo Aguilar in retaliation for his reporting on corruption in southwestern Cauca province. The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the arrest...

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Honduran journalist shot to death

July 6, 2009 5:23 PM ET

New York, July 6, 2009--An unidentified gunman shot and killed Honduran journalist Gabriel Fino Noriega on Friday in the town of San Juan Pueblo, according to local press reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Honduran authorities today to...

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Sixth Somali journalist killed this year

July 6, 2009 4:07 PM ET

New York, July 6, 2009--The Committee to Protect journalists is saddened by the death of Radio IQK journalist Mohamud Mohamed Yusuf who was shot twice in the stomach on Saturday in the capital, Mogadishu. Yusuf, commonly known as "Ninile," was...

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Four months on, death unsolved in Republic of Congo

July 2, 2009 10:41 AM ET

New York, July 2, 2009--Nearly four months after the death of Franco-Congolese journalist Bruno Jacquet Ossébi, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for authorities in the Republic of Congo to publicly disclose a report that was prepared weeks ago...

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Philippine police must act to stem journalist murders

June 29, 2009 4:36 PM ET

New York, June 29, 2009--Police in the Philippines must step up investigations into journalist killings following the shooting death of radio commentator Jonathan Petalvero on Saturday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Petalvero is the fourth Philippine journalist killed...

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Russian newspaper editor dies from head injuries

June 29, 2009 4:11 PM ET

New York, June 29, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an independent investigation into the death of Vyacheslav Yaroshenko, editor-in-chief of the Rostov-on-Don newspaper Korruptsiya i Prestupnost, who succumbed today to head injuries suffered in an April attack, according...

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CPJ testimony focuses on Russian impunity

June 25, 2009 5:27 PM ET

Nina Ognianova, CPJ's Europe and Central Asia program coordinator, provided testimony to the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on the pressing issue of impunity in journalist murders in Russia. The commission held a hearing this week on Russia's human rights...

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