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Remembering Pavel Sheremet, IPFA honoree, friend to CPJ, and hard-nosed journalist

July 21, 2016 3:55 PM ET

Pavel Sheremet, who died yesterday when a bomb blew up the car he was driving in Kiev, was a CPJ International Press Freedom awardee in 1998. At the awards ceremony in the glittery Waldorf-Astoria Hotel that November, Sheremet was...

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Pedro Tamayo Rosas

July 20, 2016 3:57 PM ET

Pedro Tamayo Rosas, 43, was shot in front of his wife outside their home in the town of Tierra Blanca, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, by unknown assailants on July 20, 2016. He died on the way to...

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Journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Ukraine car bombing

July 20, 2016 11:56 AM ET

New York, July 20, 2016 -- Ukrainian authorities must credibly investigate the murder of award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet and ensure all those responsible are swiftly brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Sherement, 44, was killed...

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Pavel Sheremet

July 20, 2016 10:38 AM ET

Pavel Sheremet was killed in Kiev on July 20, 2016, when an explosive device detonated under the car he was driving. He was 44 years old....

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In Turkey, one journalist killed, several newsrooms seized in attempted coup

July 16, 2016 1:35 PM ET

Istanbul, July 16, 2016 - Turkish soldiers shot and killed one journalist and seized control of several newsrooms last night as factions of the Turkish military attempted to topple the government of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and...

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In Oaxaca, reporters covering teachers' union protests face violence, threats

July 12, 2016 3:19 PM ET

The atmosphere in Nochixtlán, a small, rural community in Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca, was tense on June 20. The day before, members of a dissident teachers' union had clashed with federal and state police while protesting education reform....

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Radio journalist murdered in Guatemala

June 27, 2016 6:04 PM ET

New York, June 28, 2016 -- Guatemalan authorities should conduct a thorough and credible investigation into the murder of the director of a radio station and bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Álvaro Alfredo Aceituno López

June 25, 2016 4:05 PM ET

Unidentified assailants shot Álvaro Alfredo Aceituno López, director of the local station Radio Ilusión, at around 4 p.m. on June 25, on the street where the station is located in the small, southeastern Guatemalan city of Coatepeque, according to...

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Journalist Jay Torres murdered in Garland, Texas

June 16, 2016 4:38 PM ET

New York, June 16, 2016--The Committee to Protect journalists is alarmed by the killing of Texas journalist Jacinto Hernández Torres, whose body was found on Monday night in Garland, a northeast suburb in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The...

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Infographic: Islamic State's assault on the press

June 8, 2016 9:55 AM ET

When Mosul fell to Islamic State on June, 10, 2014, it sparked one of the biggest attacks on press freedom in recent times. Newspapers were shuttered, TV channels were ransacked, radio stations disappeared from the airwaves, and dozens of journalists...

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