The Road to Justice

Sidebar: A New Start on Old Murders in Serbia Slavko Curuvija was killed 15 years ago, but Veran Matić, a veteran journalist of Serbia’s independent media, never forgot. Curuvija, an influential independent newspaper owner in what was then Yugoslavia, was shot in the back on April 11, 1999, by two men outside his apartment building.…

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The Fixers

On the front lines of international journalism, local fixers face growing dangers, and their western employers face tougher questions. By Elisabeth Witchel

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The Press and the War on Terrorism: New Dangers and New Restrictions

Edited transcript of remarks, 5/5/04 Carnegie Council Conversation (Merrill House, New York City).

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CPJ: Press Freedom Reports 2000

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

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Journalists who disappeared

CPJ research indicates that the following journalists have disappeared while doing their work. Although some of them are feared dead, no bodies have been found, and they are therefore not classified as “Killed.” If a journalist disappeared after being held in government custody, CPJ classifies him or her as “Imprisoned” as a way to hold…

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Progress Denied

Even with Milosevic in jail, Serbia and Bosnia remain dangerous for the independent press.

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Yugoslavia: Growing Unrest in the State Media

October 5, 2000 — Since this briefing was filed two days ago, Slobodan Milosevic has almost entirely lost control of state media, a main pillar of his power. Today, the state news agency Tanjug declared its independence from Milosevic and referred to opposition leader Vojislav Kostunica as the president-elect of Yugoslavia. Employees of the state…

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Yugoslavia: Growing Unrest in the State Media

October 5, 2000 — Since this briefing was filed two days ago, Slobodan Milosevic has almost entirely lost control of state media, a main pillar of his power. Today, the state news agency Tanjug declared its independence from Milosevic and referred to opposition leader Vojislav Kostunica as the president-elect of Yugoslavia. Employees of the state…

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Serbian Public Information Law: Full Text

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Chokehold on Serbia

CPJ documents Milesovic’s attempts to throttle the independent media. Including breaking news, bulletins, and background. BackgroundText of Serbian Information Law Back to CHOKEHOLD main page

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