Gautam Das

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Getting Away With Murder

October 8, 2015 12:01 PM ET

CPJ’s 2015 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and the killers go free Published October 8, 2015 Elisabeth Witchel/CPJ Impunity Campaign Consultant The ambush of a convoy in South Sudan and the hacking deaths of bloggers in...

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Historic judgment for Gautam Das murder in Bangladesh

July 10, 2013 1:17 PM ET

Almost eight years have passed since the murder of Bangladeshi journalist Gautam Das, but the slow wheels of justice have finally rotated. Late last month, a court sentenced nine individuals to life in prison in connection with the scribe's murder....

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As election approaches, press attacks draw concern

December 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about threats and attacks against journalists in the run-up to general elections scheduled for January 23, 2007. We urge you to do everything in your power as leader of the interim government to ensure that assaults on the press are adequately investigated and punished, and that journalists are free to report on the election campaign without fear of retribution.

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BANGLADESH

November 17, 2005 12:00 PM ET

NOVEMBER 17. 2005 Updated: November 29, 2005 Gautam Das, Samakal KILLED—CONFIRMED Das, a reporter for the Dhaka-based daily Samakal was found strangled to death in his bureau office in the town of Faridpur, 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of the...

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Bangladeshi reporter found strangled to death

November 17, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 17, 2005—A reporter for the Dhaka-based daily Samakal was found strangled to death in his bureau office today, according to news reports. Journalists in the town of Faridpur, 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of the Bangladeshi capital,...

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