Kurdistan

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2007 prison census: 127 journalists jailed

December 1, 2007 1:34 PM ET

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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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In Iraqi Kurdistan, CPJ delegation highlights press freedom concerns

November 5, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Arbil, Iraq, November 5, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists concluded a two-week fact-finding mission to Iraqi Kurdistan today by calling on Iraqi Kurdish leaders to investigate a spate of unsolved assaults on outspoken journalists, and by urging legislators to...

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In Iraq, charges dropped against detained media workers

August 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 7, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Monday’s decision by a criminal court in Baghdad to dismiss the charge of incitement to terror against 11 current and former employees of the independent Iraqi production company Wasan Media....

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Iranian journalist sentenced to death in closed trial

August 6, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 6, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the death sentence handed down in mid-July by a revolutionary court against Adnan Hassanpour, a journalist and former editor for the now-defunct Kurdish-Persian weekly Aso in Iran’s northwestern province of...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Iraq

February 5, 2007 11:29 AM ET

IRAQ For the fourth consecutive year, Iraq was the most dangerous reporting assignment in the world, exacting a frightening toll on local and foreign journalists. Thirty-two journalists and 15 media support staffers were killed during the year, bringing to 129...

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CPJ Update

January 20, 2007 10:20 AM ET

CPJ Update December 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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CPJ Update

January 10, 2007 10:17 AM ET

CPJ Update November 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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CPJ condemns murder of APTN cameraman

December 12, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 12, 2006— The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder today of an Associated Press Television News (APTN) cameraman in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Aswan Ahmed Lutfallah, 35, was gunned down by insurgents while filming...

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Appeals court upholds jail sentence of Kurdish journalist

September 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 15, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the ruling of an Iranian appeals court upholding a one-year prison sentence against Kurdish journalist and human rights activist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand. The court of appeals in the...

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