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Radio journalist killed in Honduras

April 1, 2009 4:59 PM ET

New York, April 1, 2009--Gunmen shot and killed Honduran radio journalist Rafael Munguía Ortiz Tuesday night in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, according to local news reports. Honduran authorities must conduct an immediate and thorough investigation into Munguía's...

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Newseum honors fallen colleagues

March 31, 2009 5:23 PM ET

After each name was read aloud, the ring of a bell resonated through the studio auditorium that included many relatives, friends, and colleagues of the journalists whose names were being added to the Newseum Journalists Memorial. Some, like Tom Borrelli...

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Reporter shot and killed in Rawalpindi

March 27, 2009 3:24 PM ET

New York, March 27, 2009--Pakistani authorities must not allow Thursday's shooting death of veteran Pakistani reporter Raja Assad Hameed in Rawalpindi go uninvestigated and unprosecuted, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Can Sierra Leone bring justice in fatal beating of editor?

March 25, 2009 3:12 PM ET

The case had all the hallmarks of a sordid thriller. There was "a rogue politician, a journalist getting killed, a staunchly incurious police, and the media in frenzy," veteran journalist Lansana Gberie wrote in the New African, describing the fatal...

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Newspaper editor shot dead in India

March 24, 2009 6:01 PM ET

We issued this statement today in response to media reports that Anil Majumdar, the editor of daily Assamese newspaper Aji, was shot dead near his home in Guwahati on Tuesday evening. India placed 14 on CPJ's Impunity Index, released this...

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Former police officer arrested in Venezuelan murder

March 24, 2009 3:53 PM ET

On February13, 2009, Venezuelan authorities arrested Rafael Segundo Pérez, a former sergeant for the Carabobo police, in connection to the January 16 killing of journalist Orel Sambrano, according to local news reports. Pérez is accused of working as a hired...

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Getting Away With Murder 2009

March 23, 2009 12:15 AM ET

CPJ’s Impunity Index spotlights countrieswhere journalists are slain and killers go free New York, March 23, 2009 -- The already murderous conditions for the press in Sri Lanka and Pakistan deteriorated further in the past year, the Committee to Protect...

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Blogger dies in Iran's Evin prison

March 19, 2009 4:56 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called today  for an immediate investigation into the March 18 death of an Iranian blogger imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin prison‎. ...

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CPJ seeks aggressive probe into Jawed Ahmad killing

March 11, 2009 1:49 PM ET

New York, March 11, 2009--After the deadly attack on freelance journalist Jawed Ahmad in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists called today for an aggressive investigation into the murder in order to put...

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