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Covering the Crisis

Recent attacks on the press in Israel and the occupied territories.

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Peril in the Territories CPJ Documents Over Two Dozen Cases of Journalists Injured or Subjected to Harassment

Click here to view the CASES Click here to read the special report on Palestinian journalists, “Bloodied and Beleaguered.” New York, November 9, 2000 — The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has documented more than two dozen cases of journalists injured or harassed while covering political violence in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip…

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Justice Delayed

The UN and the Indonesian government both think they know who killed two journalists in East Timor last year. So why aren’t the suspects on trial?

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Bloodied and Beleaguered

Palestinian journalists have been dodging Israeli bullets and Arafat’s censors for years. Lately, the stakes have grown higher.

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Yugoslavia: Miroslav Filipovic freed

New York, October 10, 2000 – -Independent Serbian journalist Miroslav Filipovic, who was jailed by the Milosevic regime this spring on espionage charges, was released from a military prison today, international and local media sources have reported. Filipovic, a Kraljevo-based correspondent for the Belgrade-daily Danas, Agence France-Presse, and the London-based Institute for War & Peace…

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Republic of Angola, Draft Press Law

[Unofficial Translation from Portuguese Original] LAW NO. ———/2000OF —————–/2000The pluralism of expression, as a consequence of the respect for democratic freedom and for freedom of the human being, requires, for its realization, a press law which should aim at guaranteeing press freedom, enshrined in Article 35 of the Constitutional Law.

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Army Inspection Team Threatens Dawn Group

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned by the threatening posture adopted by an army inspection team sent yesterday to the headquarters of the Dawn Group of Newspapers at Haroon House in Karachi. The newspaper group includes some of Pakistan’s most influential and respected publications, including the English-language daily Dawn.

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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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Alleges “Crime against me and the people of Liberia”

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in LIBERIA Click here to read CPJ’s protest letter to Liberian president Charles G. Taylor

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