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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)

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IPFA 2005 – Peter Jennings

Galima Bukharbaeva | Beatrice Mtetwa | Shi Tao | Lúico Flávio Pinto

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Attacks on the Press in 2004: Facts

When U.S.-led forces waged an offensive in Fallujah in November and a state of emergency was declared, the Iraqi interim government’s Higher Media Commission directed the media to “set aside space in your news coverage to make the position of the Iraqi government, which expresses the aspirations of most Iraqis, clear.” Those that didn’t comply…

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia-HerzegovinaJournalists in both of the autonomous regions that comprise Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Serb-dominated Republika Srpska and the Croat-Muslim Federation, continue to work in a complex environment marred by widespread corruption and organized crime, weak government institutions, economic underdevelopment, and poor access to government information. Journalists commonly practice self-censorship to avoid pressure or harassment from nationalist politicians,…

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CPJ Update

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

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Corruption and political chaos in Bosnia and Herzegovina gave journalists many scandals to cover in 2003, from massive fraud at state power companies to illegal weapons sales to Iraq. Journalists endured a wide array of harassment and abuses, including threatening phone calls, politically motivated tax inspections, retaliatory lawsuits, and physical attacks, most of which were…

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CPJ: Press Freedom Reports 2000

An Archive of Special Reports from Around the World 2000-2004

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Awards 2003 – Announcement

CPJ TO PRESENT ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM AWARDS Versión en español  | Versão em português |   Переводна русский язык  

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s lively media reported on numerous corruption and political scandals in 2002, from bomb threats against the U.S. Embassy in the capital, Sarajevo, to the government’s involvement in weapons sales to Iraq. The astonishing number of scandals reflected fragile government institutions and the existence of two ministates within the country: Republika Srpska and…

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Attacks on the Press 2002: The Hague

December 11 Jonathan C. Randal, The Washington Post The U.N. International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague (ICTY) ruled to limit compelled testimony from war correspondents. The decision, announced at the tribunal’s Appeals Chamber, came in response to the appeal by former Washington Post reporter Jonathan C. Randal, who had been…

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