Europe & Central Asia

2005

Alerts   |   Russia

Polish TV crew detained in Ingushetia

New York, June 1, 2005— Police and Federal Security Service (FSB) agents in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia detained three journalists from the Polish state television station TVP, according to The Associated Press.

Mariusz Pilis, Marcin Mamon, and Tomasz Glowacki were detained on Sunday around 8:30 p.m., at their hotel in Nazran, Ingushetia’s biggest city. Several police officers took them to a local police station and held them for 14 hours, where over a dozen police officers and at least one FSB agent interrogated them in separate rooms, Pilis told CPJ in a telephone interview today.

June 1, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Case   |   Russia

RUSSIA

MAY 29, 2005
Posted: June 3, 2005

Mariusz Pilis, TVP
Marcin Mamon, TVP
Tomasz Glowacki, TVP

HARASSED
Police and Federal Security Service (FSB) agents in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia detained three journalists from the Polish state television station TVP, according to The Associated Press.
May 29, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Italy

Police search Corriere della Sera newsroom

New York, May 27, 2005—Six police officers searched the headquarters of Corriere della Sera, Italy’s leading national daily based in Milan.

The officers spent at least two hours in the newsroom Wednesday evening, looking for documents that the daily had used as part of its earlier report on the use of Italian pistols by Iraq militants in Iraq, Raffaele Fiengo, cultural editor at Corriere della Sera told CPJ in a telephone interview today.
May 27, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE

Arabic Satellite Channels and Censorship


Arabic Satellite Channels and Censorship

By Joel Campagna
Committee to Protect Journalists
May 25, 2005 8:04 PM ET

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Case   |   Italy

ITALY

MAY 25, 2005
Posted: May 31, 2005

Staff, Corriere della Sera

ATTACKED

Six police officers searched the headquarters of Corriere della Sera, Italy’s leading national daily based in Milan.

The officers spent at least two hours in the newsroom, looking for documents that the daily had used as part of its earlier report on the use of Italian pistols by Iraq militants in Iraq, Raffaele Fiengo, cultural editor at Corriere della Sera told CPJ in a telephone interview.
May 25, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Russia

Media executive severely beaten

New York, May 25, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Sunday’s assault on Dmitry Suryaninov, general director of the Media-Samara holding company, which owns several news outlets in the Samara region of southern Russia. At least two assailants battered Suryaninov with baseball bats near his home in Samara, the regional capital, according to local and international press reports.

Suryaninov remained hospitalized today with a concussion, head laceration, and multiple bruises, according to press reports. His condition was stable, but he was expected to stay in the hospital for at least a week. No money was stolen, local news reports said, although Suryaninov was carrying a considerable sum. Assailants struck Suryaninov numerous times, mainly on the head, before fleeing. The victim was taken to the neurosurgical ward of Samara’s main hospital, local press reports said.

May 25, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Letters   |   Albania

CPJ urges assembly speaker to back defamation reform

Dear Mr. Speaker: The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, nonpartisan organization dedicated to defending press freedom worldwide, encourages you to support pending legislation to reform Albania's criminal and civil defamation laws.

May 23, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Alerts   |   Russia

CPJ disturbed by new FSB harassment of journalist Yuri Bagrov

New York, May 23, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by the continued harassment of Yuri Bagrov, a North Caucasus correspondent for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). A Federal Security Service (FSB) agent prevented Bagrov from covering an opposition rally on Friday, then followed him back to his office and threatened him, the correspondent told CPJ in a telephone interview today.

May 23, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Case   |   Russia

RUSSIA

MAY 21, 2005
Posted: July 15, 2005

Pavel Makeev, Puls

KILLED—UNCONFIRMED

The body of the 21-year-old cameraman was found alongside a road on the outskirts of the Rostov Region town shortly after he arrived to film illegal drag-race competitions. Authorities classified the death as a traffic accident, but colleagues believed he was killed purposely to thwart his report, according to local press reports and CPJ interviews. CPJ is investigating the death.
May 21, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Case   |   Kazakhstan

KAZAKHSTAN

MAY 4, 2005
Posted: May 17, 2005

Respublika Delovoye Obozreniye

CENSORED

The Kazakh Culture, Information, and Sports Ministry ordered the closing of the leading opposition weekly Respublika Delovoye Obozreniye (Republic Business Review).
May 17, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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