Jean Léopold Dominique

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The Road to Justice

October 28, 2014 12:00 AM ET

5. Building Pressure, Enforcing Compliance The United Nations has escalated its focus on journalist killings, declaring that unpunished attacks against journalists are a major threat not only to press freedom, but also to all major areas of the U.N.’s work....

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Haiti

February 5, 2007 11:31 AM ET

HAITI Attacks on Haiti’s press dropped significantly, even as its streets were ravaged by violence—but journalists said the decline was attributable to widespread self-censorship. Haiti’s media continued to operate in a polarized environment, which both skewed and limited coverage...

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Police recapture two men charged in Jean Dominique murder

August 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 11, 2004—More than seven months after escaping from the Port-au-Prince National Penitentiary, two of the men charged in the April 2000 killing of prominent journalist Jean Léopold Dominique have been recaptured. Dymsley Millien was arrested August 1...

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FOUR YEARS LATER, JOURNALIST’S MURDER REMAINS UNSOLVED

April 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 2, 2004—Marking the fourth anniversary of the murder of Jean Léopold Dominique, one of Haiti’s most renowned journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on the new Haitian authorities to revive the stalled investigation into his...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Haiti

March 11, 2004 12:05 PM ET

Nearly a decade after the United States restored Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in an attempt to encourage democracy there, Haitian journalists continued to face routine threats, harassment, and physical violence, while perpetrators of these attacks were rarely punished....

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List of press freedom abuses documented by CPJ

September 18, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Jean Léopold Dominique, Radio Haïti Inter KILLED April 3, 2000 Dominique, 69, the outspoken owner and director of the independent station Radio Haïti Inter, was shot dead by an unknown gunman who also killed the station's security guard, Jean Claude Louissaint.

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Americas Analysis

March 31, 2003 12:10 PM ET

Economic and political turmoil throughout Latin America in 2002 had profound implications for the region's press. Sharp decreases in advertising revenue bankrupted many media outlets, while the failure to consolidate democratic reforms left the media vulnerable to legal and physical...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Haiti

March 31, 2003 12:06 PM ET

With President Jean-Bertrand Aristide under pressure qrom the international community and Haitian opposition groups to expedite political and economic reforms and to resolve a two-year-old electoral impasse that has stalled the flow of millions of dollars in aid, Haiti's embattled...

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CPJ concerned about series of attacks against journalists

February 19, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply troubled by a recent attack against Radio Métropole political reporter Jean-Numa Goudou, the latest in a series of attacks against Haitian journalists that remain unpunished. On February 14, a group...

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CPJ concerned about recent attacks against journalists

December 21, 2002 8:00 PM ET

New York, December 2, 2002—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about growing threats against Haitian journalists in the wake of anti-government protests in the northern city of Cap-Haïtien that began on November 17 and continue to rattle...

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