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Reporter reflects as Iraq named deadliest for journalists

December 19, 2008 10:14 AM ET

It has been 14 months since my colleague at The Washington Post Salih Saif Aldin was shot and killed. Time flew by fast and the path for journalists in Iraq is yet to be safe. Shootings, kidnappings, and murder...

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For sixth straight year, Iraq deadliest nation for press

December 18, 2008 7:15 AM ET

New York, December 18, 2008—For the sixth consecutive year, Iraq was the deadliest country in the world for the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in its end-of-year analysis. The 11 deaths recorded in Iraq in 2008, while a...

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Remembering Deyda Hydara, four years after his murder

December 16, 2008 5:41 PM ET

I last saw Deyda Hydara alive on December 14, 2004, only two days before his death. To this day, the gunmen who shot dead the Gambia's best-known journalist as he drove home from work are still at large. The crime...

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Burkina Faso police question Zongo protesters

December 15, 2008 4:12 PM ET

This morning, police in Burkina Faso summoned four leaders of a march over the weekend that called for a renewed investigation into the unsolved 1998 assassination of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo. Among those questioned was Jean-Claude Meda, the president of...

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Norbert Zongo's murder: No justice after 10 years

December 12, 2008 6:21 PM ET

Ten years ago on Saturday, the bullet-ridden bodies of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo and three friends were found in Zongo's burned-out car outside the capital of Burkina Faso....

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Politkovskaya case: 2 trials, 1 court, many questions

December 11, 2008 7:24 PM ET

About 10 reporters sit on one of two wooden benches in the back of Room No. 4 at the Moscow District Military Court in Moscow. They're gathered for the trial of three defendants accused of playing a role in the...

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Editor's murder remains unsolved

December 11, 2008 2:30 PM ET

New York, December 11, 2008--The Lebanese authorities must bring to justice those responsible for the 2005 assassination of journalist Gebran Tueni, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Cardoso's killer escapes again

December 8, 2008 4:58 PM ET

New York, December 8, 2008--The convicted murderer of Mozambique's foremost investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso, escaped from his high-security cell in on Sunday morning, local journalists told CPJ. This is the third time the assassin Anibal dos Santos Jr., commonly referred...

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