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Attacks on the Press 2000: Belarus

PRIOR TO THE OCTOBER 15 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS, President Aleksandr Lukashenko cracked down on political dissent in Belarus, including the independent media. Lukashenko, who refused to step down when his term expired in 1999, was expected to maintain his repressive ways in 2001, when the country faces presidential elections. Three months before the election, opposition parties…

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Belarus: Missing journalist feared dead; official investigation stalled

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply disturbed by the lack of progress in the investigation into the disappearance of Dmitry Zavadsky, a cameraman with the Russian public television network ORT who has been missing since July 7. Because no group has come forward to take responsibility for Zavadsky’s disappearance over the past six months, we now fear that the journalist may have been killed. The official investigation, which has been carried out in secret, now appears to be stalled.

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Six weeks after disappearance, ORT cameraman still missing

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in BELARUS New York, August 11, 2000 –The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is greatly alarmed that Belarusian authorities have not yet determined the whereabouts of Dmitry Zavadsky, a cameraman for Russian Public Television (ORT) who disappeared in Minsk on July 7.

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Russian Public Television Cameraman Disappears; CPJ Calls for Immediate Search

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in BELARUS New York, July 12, 2000– The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the disappearance on July 7 in Minsk, Belarus of Dmitry Zavadsky, a cameraman for Russian Public Television (ORT). According to local and international sources, Zavadsky has been missing since he…

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Archived Documents, 1998

CPJ News Alerts, 1998 CPJ Welcomes Release of Eritrean Journalist Ruth Simon Killing of Mexican Journalist Condemned by CPJ Murray Seeger Named CPJ’s Washington Representative Indonesia: Ahmed Taufik Nadire Mater charged with insulting the Turkish military Journalists to Discuss Press in Indonesia, Panama,Peru, and Niger Africa Regional press release CPJ’s Press Freedom Awards Honor Journalists…

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1998 Press Freedom Awards – Announcement

The CPJ International Press Freedom Awards honor journalists who have courageously provided independent news coverage and viewpoints in the face of arrest, imprisonment, violence against them and their families, and threats of death. The following five journalists will receive the 1998 CPJ International Press Freedom Awards from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in ceremonies…

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International press freedom groups to visit U.S. on unprecedented mission

Trip comes amid concern about climate for media in US Washington, D.C., January 10, 2018–CPJ and IFEX will lead a delegation of global press freedom groups on an unprecedented mission to the United States, reflecting concerns about threats to journalists and heightened anti-press rhetoric. The mission will coincide with the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s…

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