Alerts   |   Denmark

Two journalists indicted for reporting on Iraq intelligence

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 been indicted in their country for leaking state secrets, Agence France-Presse reported.
May 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Denmark

Danish newspaper receives bomb threat for cartoons of Muhammad

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 depicting the Prophet Muhammad. International media reported that a caller speaking English told the switchboard of the newspaper's branch office in Copenhagen on Tuesday that a bomb would explode in 10 minutes.
February 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET
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