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Five suspects detained in Mexican journalist's killing

June 12, 2009 12:03 PM ET

We issued the following statement in response to a report in the Mexican daily Milenio today that five men were detained in connection with the May 25 killing of Eliseo Barrón Hernández, a reporter and photographer for the local daily...

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Gambia has 'no stake' in Hydara murder

June 10, 2009 5:45 PM ET

Last week, President Yahya Jammeh, at left, discussed the unsolved 2004 murder case of editor Deyda Hydara in an interview on "One on One," a weekly program on The Gambia Radio and Television Service. The government "has for long been accused...

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Somali journalists leave profession in fear as another dies

June 9, 2009 2:38 PM ET

Somali journalists held an emotional press conference in Mogadishu today at the Sahafi Hotel after Sunday's fatal shooting of the former director of Shabelle Media Network. (Sahafi means "journalist" in Arabic.) Roughly 15 journalists from different news outlets announced they...

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Philippine broadcast journalist shot dead

June 9, 2009 1:30 PM ET

New York, June 9, 2009--Police in Mindoro Occidental province should immediately investigate the shooting murder of Philippine radio commentator Crispin Perez for possible links to his reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

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Good discussions in Bonn; murder in Mogadishu

June 8, 2009 4:59 PM ET

Journalism conferences discussing global trends often inflate the real but intermittent risks faced by foreign correspondents from wealthier nations who travel to and report from less stable regions of the world. They do so at the expense of downplaying if...

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Fifth Somali journalist killed this year

June 8, 2009 4:30 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2009--Following the attack by unidentified gunmen on two staff members of Radio Shabelle on Sunday that left one dead and one injured, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for all sides in the ongoing conflict...

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TV reporter shot dead in eastern Guatemala

June 8, 2009 3:22 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2009--An unidentified gunman shot and killed Guatemalan television reporter Marco Antonio Estrada on Saturday night in the eastern city of Chiquimula, the local press reported. ...

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Serbian police arrest suspects in deadly Croatian bombing

June 3, 2009 3:43 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the arrests of three additional suspects in the October 2008 murders of Ivo Pukanic, owner and editorial director of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional, and Niko Franjic, the publication's marketing...

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Philippine journalist killed in crossfire

June 3, 2009 1:02 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists offered condolences today to the family and colleagues of Philippine journalist Jojo Trajano, who was killed in crossfire during a police raid of an alleged organized crime den near Manila. ...

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