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Mexican authorities defend Will case conclusions

November 12, 2008 1:41 PM ET

Mexico's special prosecutor for crimes against journalists has responded to CPJ's October 24 letter expressing concerns about the investigation into the murder of U.S. filmmaker Bradley Will. The prosecutor's response leaves much unresolved....

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Bailey colleagues hold detectives accountable

November 6, 2008 6:02 PM ET

The Chauncey Bailey Project is shaking up California authorities from Oakland to Sacramento, after alleging misconduct by police--including mishandling or withholding evidence by the chief detective investigating their colleague's murder. Evidence recently published by the project, a rare, ad hoc...

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In Mexico, Brad Will probe sparks concern

October 24, 2008 3:43 PM ET

Monday, October 27, marks the second anniversary of the killing in Mexico of Bradley Roland Will, a U.S. documentary filmmaker. Will was shot while covering clashes between anti-government protesters and government supporters in the southern state of Oaxaca. The investigation...

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In Mexico, CPJ urges authorities to investigate editor's murder

October 10, 2008 3:09 PM ET

We issued the following statement in response to the murder of Mexican reporter Miguel Angel Villagómez, editor of the newspaper La Noticia in the state of Michoacán, whose bullet-ridden body was found today in the neighboring state of Guerrero, according...

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In Sri Lanka, CPJ saddened by death of journalist

October 6, 2008 4:52 PM ET

We issued this statement today after learning of the death of Rashmi Mohamed, a provincial correspondent for Sirasa TV. He was one of 27 people who died when a suspected rebel suicide bomber blew himself up today inside a crowded...

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Nina Ognianova on silencing the press in Azerbaijan

September 17, 2008 3:50 PM ET

CPJ's Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova has a posting on The Guardian's London-based "Comment is free" blog today about the continued repression of Azerbaijan's independent press in the run-up to national elections. Read our special report about...

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Beyond the Bulgarian umbrella

September 15, 2008 6:31 PM ET

"The current situation has made it necessary for the First Main Directorate (PGU) of [Russia's] KGB to give the First Main Directorate of [Bulgaria's] Ministry of Internal Affairs the following special means: devices for silent, mechanical ejection of special needles,...

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Putin and the tiger

September 3, 2008 6:17 PM ET

This Monday, the fourth anniversary of the Beslan school hostage crisis, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sedated a Siberian tiger to save--or so legend has it--a state television crew. As survivors of the Beslan tragedy gathered at the graveyard outside...

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Moscow must investigate killing in Ingushetia

September 1, 2008 10:46 AM ET

We released the following statement today after journalist Mogamed Yevloyev died in police custody. Yevloyev was detained by police as he arrived at Ingushetia's airport and was later found dead from a gunshot wound to the head. "We mourn the...

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