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Ali Risan

October 22, 2016 4:34 PM ET

Ali Risan, a cameraman for the Iraqi Al-Sumaria TV channel, was killed while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters on October 22, 2016, according to his outlet and news reports. His killing came as Iraqi and...

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Ahmet Haceroğlu

October 21, 2016 4:42 PM ET

Ahmet Haceroğlu, of Türkmeneli TV, was killed on October 21, 2016, by a gunshot wound to the chest while covering fighting between Kurdish security forces and Islamic State militants in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, roughly 175 kilometers (108...

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Iraqi journalist killed in Kirkuk fighting

October 21, 2016 4:24 PM ET

New York, October 21, 2016 - An Iraqi journalist was killed today covering fighting between militants from the Islamic State group and Kurdish security forces, according to news reports. The killing came as at least seven journalists were injured...

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Radio journalist killed in Afghanistan

October 17, 2016 2:16 PM ET

New York, October 17, 2016 -- Afghan authorities should credibly investigate yesterday's fatal shooting of a radio journalist in Qalat and swiftly bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans killed in Libya

October 2, 2016 4:40 PM ET

New York, October 2, 2016 - Dutch freelance photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans was killed today in the Libyan city of Sirte while covering clashes between Islamic State fighters and forces loyal to the Libyan Army, according to Dutch and Libyan...

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Somali journalist Abdiaziz Ali killed in Mogadishu

September 27, 2016 5:27 PM ET

Nairobi, September 27, 2016 -- Somali authorities should thoroughly and credibly investigate this evening's fatal shooting of radio journalist Abdiaziz Ali and swiftly bring his killers to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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CPJ welcomes new probe into murder of Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickramatunga

September 27, 2016 3:24 PM ET

New York, September 27, 2016--Sri Lankan police today exhumed the body of slain journalist Lasantha Wickramatunga as part of a new investigation into his death in 2009, according to news reports. A Sri Lankan judge this month granted permission for...

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Jordanian commentator Nahed Hattar shot to death in Jordan

September 25, 2016 10:26 AM ET

Washington, September 25, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's assassination of controversial Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside an Amman court, where he was facing charges of "insulting religion" in connection with a cartoon he shared on Facebook, according to...

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Mexican journalist dies from injuries after being shot in Puebla state

September 20, 2016 5:24 PM ET

Mexico City, September 20, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists urged authorities in the central Mexican state of Puebla today to conduct a full and credible investigation into the killing of journalist Aurelio Cabrera Campos, the founder and editorial director of...

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Dangerous Pursuit

August 29, 2016 12:00 AM ET

Foreword: Journalism as well as journalists in danger from failure to stand up for India’s press P. Sainath This report by the Committee to Protect Journalists does more than tell us that reporting in India can be a dangerous business....

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