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Kim Wall's death in Denmark calls attention to risks reporters take daily

August 23, 2017 9:36 AM ET

New York, August 23, 2017--Danish police today confirmed that a body found off Copenhagen is that of Kim Wall, the Swedish freelance journalist who went missing earlier this month while reporting on an amateur-built submarine, according to media reports....

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CPJ calls for rigorous investigation into disappearance of journalist in Denmark

August 12, 2017 3:17 PM ET

New York, August 12, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Danish authorities to mount a rigorous, thorough investigation into the disappearance of Kim Wall, a Swedish freelance journalist who was reported missing yesterday while reporting on an amateur-built submarine that sank off the coast of Copenhagen, according to...

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Journalists grapple with increasing power of European extremists

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

Athens, May 6, 2012. Journalists attending Golden Dawn's triumphal election night news conference are ordered to stand up when the group's leader, Nikos Michaloliakos, enters the room. "Rise up! Rise up! Show your respect!" barks the master of ceremonies, an agitated black-clad, bald-headed toughie. The journalists who refuse the...

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Three arrested in plot to assassinate Prophet cartoonist

February 14, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 14, 2008—CPJ is concerned by reports that police in Denmark have uncovered a plot to kill the author of a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad—one of 12 drawings that sparked a global controversy two years ago. Danish security services arrested a Danish citizen of Moroccan origin and...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Europe Snapshots

February 5, 2007 11:33 AM ET

Attacks & Developments Throughout the Region...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Europe and Central Asia Snapshots

February 5, 2007 10:08 AM ET

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Journalists not guilty of leaking state secrets

December 4, 2006 12:00 PM ET

 UPDATE  December 4, 2006 Original Alert: May 1, 2006 Niels Lunde, Berlingske Tidende Michael Bjerre, Berlingske Tidende Jesper Larsen, Berlingske Tidende...

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Two journalists indicted for reporting on Iraq intelligence

May 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 1, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the criminal charges brought against two Danish reporters accused of leaking state secrets by publishing intelligence reports that questioned the existence of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. Danish journalists say it is the first time that reporters have...

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Danish newspaper receives bomb threat for cartoons of Muhammad

February 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Editor's note: The original text of this alert has been changed to locate the headquarters of the daily Jyllands-Posten in Viby instead of Copenhagen New York, February 1, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by a bomb threat against the Viby-based Danish daily Jyllands-Posten in retaliation for publishing cartoons...

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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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