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Rajdev Ranjan

May 13, 2016 1:27 PM ET

Unknown men shot Rajdev Ranjan, the Hindi national daily newspaper Hindustan's bureau chief for Siwan, in the central Indian state of Bihar, at close range as he was returning to his office, according to press reports. The journalist, also identified...

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Harassed and Jailed

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

It feels strange to be writing about friends in jail. You wonder what kind of a friend you are--free to breathe the air, to walk the streets, to continue to work, while your friends cannot. Why do you deserve this...

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Heroines for Press Freedom

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

Late on the evening of September 16, 2000, 31-year-old Ukrainian investigative journalist Georgy Gongadze left a colleague's house in Kiev and headed home to where his wife and young daughters awaited him. He never made it....

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My Islamic State Social Network

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

My first conversation with Islamic State was about my reporting. I had just shared an article I'd written about the terrorist group recruiting Western fighters on my Twitter when I saw that someone using the Twitter handle Abu Omar...

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Mexican reporter shot to death in Guerrero state

April 25, 2016 3:42 PM ET

Mexico City, April 25, 2016 - Mexican journalist Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was shot to death in front of his home in the city of Taxco, Guerrero state, on Monday, according to local press reports. Pacheco was a reporter for...

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CPJ condemns murder of Bangladeshi LGBT journalist

April 25, 2016 2:47 PM ET

New York, April 25, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder today of Bangladeshi journalist Xulhaz Mannan. The senior editor at gay rights magazine Roopbaan, who also worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development, was stabbed to...

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Francisco Pacheco Beltrán

April 25, 2016 1:39 PM ET

Mexican journalist Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was shot to death in front of his home on April 25, 2016, in the city of Taxco, Guerrero state, according to local press reports. Pacheco was a reporter for several regional newspapers and a...

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Syrian journalist killed in Turkey

April 12, 2016 4:33 PM ET

New York, April 12, 2016--Syrian journalist Zaher al-Shurqat died today after being shot Sunday in the southern Turkish town of Gaziantep, according to news reports. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility, making this the fourth Syrian journalist it claims to...

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Kidnapping for profit or propaganda: How hostage risk for journalists is on the rise

April 12, 2016 3:24 PM ET

From Central America to North Africa, kidnappings are on the rise and journalists are among the groups at risk of being abducted. Adding to the challenges of dealing with a hostage situation is a lack of solid information about kidnappings...

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Zaher al-Shurqat

April 12, 2016 2:55 PM ET

Syrian journalist Zaher al-Shurqat died in hospital on April 12, 2016, after a masked man shot him in the head on April 10 in a street in the southern Turkish town of Gaziantep, according to news reports. He was...

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