Europe & Central Asia / 2004

Journalists Killed in the Last Ten Years

December 31, 2004 3:42 PM ET

The Toll: 1995-2004 Each year in January, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) publishes a list of journalists killed in the line of duty around the world. This list has become the most widely cited press freedom statistic and is often seen as a barometer of the state of...

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CPJ disturbed by journalist's conviction

December 17, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 17, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned that authorities in the southern Russian republic of North Ossetia have prosecuted and convicted Yuri Bagrov, a reporter who covered the North Caucasus and Chechnya for The Associated Press (AP) until September. The Leninsky court in Vladikavkaz, North...

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CPJ Update

December 15, 2004 4:02 PM ET

CPJ Update December 15, 2004 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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Don't play along with Castro's cynical game

December 14, 2004 3:32 PM ET

This article originally appeared in The International Herald Tribune December 13, 2004 www.iht.com/opinion.html NEW YORK--When Raúl Rivero was released from prison and reunited with his family in Havana last week, newspapers around the world published photographs of the smiling Cuban writer embracing his wife, Blanca....

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The Internet’s Role in Media Freedom

December 13, 2004 5:48 PM ET

The Internet’s Role in Media Freedom By Mick Stern The Boston Globe December 14, 2003...

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Remembering a Friend Lost to Saddam’s Terror

December 13, 2004 5:43 PM ET

Remembering a Friend Lost to Saddam’s Terror by Frank Smyth International Herald Tribune June 3, 2003...

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Murder by MediaWhy the Rwandan genocide tribunal went too far.

December 13, 2004 5:42 PM ET

Murder by MediaWhy the Rwandan genocide tribunal went too far. By Joel Simon Slate...

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Al Jazeera: Leave It to Viewers

December 13, 2004 5:36 PM ET

Al Jazeera: Leave It to Viewers By Joel Campagna The International Herald Tribune http://www.iht.come/opinion.html...

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Could face three years in prison for espionage

November 18, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 18, 2004—George Buhnici, a reporter for the Romanian private television station Pro-TV, was detained yesterday by Bulgarian border police in the northern Bulgarian city of Ruse while he was trying to return to Romania, according to The Associated Press. The Bulgarian information agency Focus reported that he...

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Klebnikov family calls for journalists worldwide to probe editor's unsolved murder

November 18, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Washington, November 18, 2004—The family of slain journalist Paul Klebnikov is calling on reporters worldwide to launch an investigation into the unsolved murder of the Forbes Russia editor, gunned down in a contract-style slaying outside his Moscow office in July, the journalist's brother said today. "In this awful tragedy there...

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