José Couso

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Five years after deadly Palestine Hotel and Al-Jazeera strikes, unanswered questions linger

April 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 7, 2008—Five years after a series of U.S. military strikes against media outlets in Baghdad killed three journalists, CPJ calls on the U.S. military to fully investigate the incidents and make its findings public. CPJ also calls...

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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

January 10, 2006 10:02 AM ET

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)...

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Army finds no fault in Palestine Hotel shelling

November 5, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 5, 2004—Nineteen months after a U.S. Army tank opened fire on a Baghdad hotel full of journalists, killing two and wounding three others, the Pentagon has released a redacted report concluding that coalition forces bore "no fault...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Iraq

March 11, 2004 12:04 PM ET

The U.S.-led war in Iraq proved extremely dangerous for journalists. More than a dozen lost their lives reporting there in 2003, and many seasoned war correspondents have called the postwar environment the most risky assignment of their lives. With the...

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36 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2003More than a third killed during conflict in Iraq

January 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2004—A total of 36 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). This is a sharp increase from 2002, when 19 journalists were...

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CPJ REQUESTS INFORMATION FROM U.S. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ABOUT JOURNALISTS KILLED IN IRAQ BY U.S. FORCES

October 8, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 8, 2003—Exactly six months after the U.S. shelled the Palestine Hotel in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, and an air strike hit the Baghdad bureau of the Qatar-based satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) filed three...

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Permission to Fire?

May 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Investigates the Attack on the Palestine Hotel...

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CPJ condemns journalists' deaths in Iraq Group calls for an investigation

April 8, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Dear Secretary Rumsfeld: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is gravely concerned by a series of U.S. military strikes against known media locations in Baghdad today that have left three journalists dead and several wounded. We believe these attacks violate...

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CPJ condemns journalists' deaths in Iraq Group calls for an investigation

April 8, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 8, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) sent a letter today to U.S. secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld expressing concern about U.S. military strikes against known media locations in Baghdad this morning that left three journalists dead...

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