Europe & Central Asia / 2005

AZERBAIJAN

February 2, 2005 12:00 PM ET

FEBRUARY 2, 2005 Posted: February 4, 2005 Akrep Hasanov, Monitor HARASSED, THREATENED Hasanov, an Azerbaijani journalist with the independent weekly Monitor in the capital, Baku, was abducted by military officers and held in detention for five hours, Hasanov told CPJ. The journalist says he was detained in retaliation for writing...

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CPJ urges vigorous investigations, reforms

January 31, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is heartened by your stated commitment to improve the poor press freedom climate in Ukraine. There is much to be remedied--and many benefits to be gained--as your administration ushers in what is widely hoped to be a new democratic era.

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CPJ disturbed that journalist's appeal denied

January 21, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 21, 2005—The Supreme Court of the southern Russian republic of North Ossetia upheld on Wednesday, January 19, the conviction of Yuri Bagrov on criminal charges of using forged documents to obtain Russian citizenship. The court also fined him 15,000 rubles (US$530). "We are very concerned that the...

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CPJ Update

January 14, 2005 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update January 14, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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CPJ Update

January 10, 2005 4:02 PM ET

CPJ Update November 16, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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Assets of opposition newspaper frozen

January 7, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 7, 2005—The independent Azerbaijani opposition newspaper Yeni Musavat ceased publication indefinitely on December 31, 2004, because a court froze the paperís assets and bank account after ordering it to pay hefty libel damages to several government officials. The damages, which total nearly 800 million manats (US$160,000), stem...

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CPJ disturbed by ruling that Russian newspaper must pay millions

January 4, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 4, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is disturbed by a Moscow court’s finding that Kommersant, Russia’s leading independent business daily, must pay millions in damages for a July article that described long lines of customers withdrawing money at a major bank. An appellate court ruled last week...

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