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At least two journalists killed in Pakistan blast

August 8, 2016 5:18 PM ET

Washington, August 8, 2016 -- At least two journalists were among at least 70 people killed in a massive bomb blast at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, today, according to press reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the...

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Shehzad Ahmed

August 8, 2016 5:17 PM ET

Aaj News cameraman Shehzad Ahmed died in a massive bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, that killed more than 70 people, according to press reports. Khan, 30, was filming lawyers gathered at the Quetta Civil Hospital to mourn the murder of...

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Mehmood Khan

August 8, 2016 4:28 PM ET

DawnNews cameraman Mehmood Khan died in a massive bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, that killed more than 70 people on August 8, 2016, according to press reports. Khan, 25, filming lawyers gathered at the Quetta Civil Hospital to mourn the...

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Philippine leader blows hot and cold on press freedom

August 4, 2016 11:51 AM ET

Newly installed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sent mixed messages on his commitment to upholding press freedom and combating impunity in media murders, a mix of hope and fear that has broadly defined the first months of his leadership....

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Ahmad Hallak

August 2, 2016 11:48 AM ET

Ahmad Hallak, a correspondent with Al-Buraq Media Institution, was killed in an airstrike on the western outskirts of Aleppo on August 2, 2016, while he was on his way to cover fighting in the east of the city, Seraj al-Deen...

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of July 31

August 1, 2016 11:42 AM ET

Court indicts 12 media workers on terrorism charges An Istanbul court last night indicted 12 journalists on charges of being a member of a terrorist organization -- the Hizmet movement, which the Turkish government classes as a terrorist group...

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Muckraking Brazilian journalist killed outside his home

July 26, 2016 8:16 PM ET

São Paulo, July 26, 2016--Brazilian authorities should conduct a thorough and timely investigation into the murder of Brazilian journalist João Miranda do Carmo, establish the motive for his killing, and bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect...

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Veracruz journalist under police protection shot dead

July 22, 2016 5:35 PM ET

Mexico City, July 22, 2016--Mexican federal authorities must conduct a credible and thorough investigation into the July 20 killing of Pedro Tamayo Rosas, a Veracruz journalist who was shot while under the protection of state authorities, the Committee to...

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Abdelqadir Fassouk second Libyan photojournalist to be killed in a month

July 22, 2016 4:30 PM ET

Washington, July 22, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the killing of Arraed television correspondent and prominent Libyan photojournalist Abdelqadir Fassouk, who was shot yesterday while covering clashes between government-allied forces and the militant group Islamic State, according...

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Abdelqadir Fassouk

July 21, 2016 4:03 PM ET

Arraed television correspondent and Libyan photojournalist Abdelqadir Fassouk was fatally shot on July 21, 2016, while covering a battle between government-allied forces and the Islamic State militant group, in the Ouagadougou neighborhood of the outskirts of the coastal city...

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