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Two Iraqi journalists killed, four more injured

March 10, 2009 3:37 PM ET

New York, March 10, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the deaths today of‎ Al-Baghdadia TV correspondent Haidar Hashim Suhail and the channel's cameraman Suhaib Adnan, who were among more than 30 people who were killed when a suicide bomber...

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CPJ urges Sri Lankan ambassador to investigate attacks

March 6, 2009 3:54 PM ET

New York, March 6, 2009--A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists met yesterday with the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States and called for a comprehensive and transparent investigation into a series of recent attacks against the press...

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CPJ calls for investigation into Kenya murder

March 3, 2009 5:42 PM ET

Dear Mr. President: We are writing to express our concern over the lack of progress in the police investigation into the brutal murder of journalist Francis Kainda Nyaruri. In January, CPJ urged the police to investigate Nyaruri's murder, whose slashed and decapitated body was found January 29 in Kodere Forest near his hometown of Nyamira.

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Sri Lanka Special Report: Failure to Investigate

February 23, 2009 5:17 PM ET

As the Sri Lankan government steps up its war with the LTTE, assaults on journalists are on the rise. So are suspicions that the government is complicit in these attacks....

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Journalist's murder shatters peace negotiations in Swat

February 18, 2009 1:44 PM ET

New York, February 18, 2009--The Pakistani government should immediately investigate today's shooting murder of Geo TV and The News daily correspondent Musa Khankhel in the country's northwest Swat valley, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Indonesian journalist found dead

February 18, 2009 1:35 PM ET

New York, February 18, 2009--The Indonesian government should launch an immediate investigation into the death of journalist Anak Agung Prabangsa, a reporter with the Indonesian-language Radar Bali daily, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Crime photographer shot dead, reporter injured in Mexico

February 17, 2009 2:46 PM ET

New York, February 17, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for a thorough investigation into a shooting of two journalists on Friday in Mexico. A gunman killed a photographer and injured a reporter in the southern city of Iguala,...

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Mexican journalists face ever-increasing danger

February 12, 2009 3:32 PM ET

There is an often-repeated phrase among journalists: No story is worth dying for, we say. But journalists are dying in every region of the world. In Iraq, in Somalia, in Russia, in Bolivia, in the Philippines, journalists died last year...

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CPJ seeks probe in killing of reporter in Madagascar protest

February 9, 2009 3:58 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2009--Authorities in the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar must bring to justice members of the presidential guard responsible for the killing on Saturday of a journalist covering an antigovernment demonstration in the capital, Antananarivo, the Committee...

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After mysterious fire, online columnist dead in Congo

February 6, 2009 5:43 PM ET

New York, February 6, 2009--An online columnist known for criticizing the government and alleging high-level corruption was buried in the Republic of Congo today following his death in a military hospital on Monday, according to local journalists. Bruno Ossébi, left,...

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