Switzerland / Europe & Central Asia

Journalists attacked in Switzerland since 1992

  
A panel at the Sporting Chance Forum in Geneva discusses the obligation of host nations to create a safe environment for the press. (Courtney C. Radsch/CPJ)

CPJ joins coalition to establish sports and human rights center

The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a coalition of international sport organizations, civil society, and governments that are establishing an independent Centre for Sport and Human Rights. In a statement published today, the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights, which CPJ is part of, outlined its commitment to establishing the center in 2018.

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CPJ Impact

August 2008News from the Committee to Protect Journalists

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Europe and Central Asia Snapshots

Attacks and developments throughout the region

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SWITZERLAND: Journalists acquitted

 UPDATE  APRIL 17, 2007 Original alert January 10, 2006 Sandro Brontz, SonntagsBlick Beat Jost, SonntagsBlick

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Europe Snapshots

Attacks & Developments Throughout the Region

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Europe and Central Asia Snapshots

Armenia Germany/Poland Poland Bosnia Italy Portugal Bulgaria Lithuania Romania Croatia Macedonia Serbia Cyprus Moldova Switzerland Denmark Netherlands ARMENIA • On May 25, authorities denied independent television station A1+ a broadcasting license for the 12th time. According to press reports, the National Commission on Television and Radio justified the rejection by saying that competitors submitted stronger…

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CPJ Update

CPJ Update December 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates

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Military investigating newspaper over CIA prison story

New York, January 10, 2006—Swiss Defense Minister Samuel Schmid has instructed military officials to open a criminal inquiry after a Zurich-based weekly SonntagsBlick published a confidential document about purported CIA prisons in Eastern Europe, according to international press reports. Defense Ministry spokesman Jean-Blaise Defago said on Monday that Schmid “ordered an investigation into how this…

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Central Africa Republic

Central Africa Republic President François Bozizé’s government imprisoned two prominent publication directors and harassed many other journalists as initial optimism that he would enact reforms gave way to the reality of civil strife and a bleak economy. Bozizé took power in this mineral-rich but chronically unstable nation after toppling former President Ange-Félix Patassé in a…

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CPJ Update

CPJ Update June 21, 2004 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates

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