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Journalists attacked in Moldova since 1992

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Journalist jailed on extremism charges in Moldova's Transdniester region

March 26, 2015 2:47 PM ET

New York, March 26, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the detention of a journalist in the separatist Transdniester region of Moldova and calls on authorities to release him immediately. Sergei Ilchenko, a freelance contributor to local and regional media, has been held for more than a week and equipment...

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Ernest Vardanian.Arrested in Tiraspol in April 2010.Photo by Novy Region.jpg

Journalist pardoned in Transdniester region

May 6, 2011 4:26 PM ET

New York, May 6, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of independent journalist Ernest Vardanian, at left, who was unconditionally pardoned by the president of the unrecognized separatist Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR). Vardanian had served more than a year of jail time since the PMR arrested him on...

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Journalist given 15 years for espionage in Transdniester

December 17, 2010 5:05 PM ET

New York, December 17, 2010--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the 15-year prison sentence given to independent journalist Ernest Vardanian, who has been held on falsified espionage charges in the unrecognized separatist Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) since April. The PMR is commonly known as Transdniester, and broke away from Moldova proper...

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In Moldova, CPJ calls for Ernest Vardanian’s release

May 12, 2010 2:01 PM ET

We issued the following statement today after authorities in the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic released an alleged confession by independent journalist Ernest Vardanian, who has been imprisoned since April 7 on trumped-up treason charges ......

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Ernest Vardanian.Arrested in Tiraspol in April 2010.Photo by Novy Region.jpg

Journalist held incommunicado in Moldova's Transdniester

April 16, 2010 5:50 PM ET

New York, April 16, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities in the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) to immediately release journalist Ernest Vardanian, at left, who has been jailed in the regional capital of Tiraspol for treason since April 7. ...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Europe and Central Asia Developments

February 16, 2010 12:00 AM ET

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Border guards deny Romanian journalists entry to Moldova

April 8, 2009 5:42 PM ET

New York, April 8, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Moldovan authorities today to allow Romanian journalists to enter Moldova and report on anti-communist rallies that have swept Moldova's capital, Chisinau, since Monday. Approximately 10,000 protesters took to the streets on Tuesday to protest Sunday's parliamentary election, which was...

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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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Popular Moldovan radio station still off the air; CPJ deplores shutdown

January 19, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 19, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists deplores the suspension of the popular Chisinau-based public radio station Antena C. The station, which frequently aired reports critical of the government, has been off the air for more than a month, and local sources said they fear it is part...

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