Layal Najib

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Attacks on the Press in 2006: Introduction

February 5, 2007 12:00 PM ET

By Joel SimonAs Venezuelan elections approached in November, President Hugo Chávez accused news broadcasters of engaging in a "psychological war to divide, weaken, and destroy the nation." Their broadcast licenses, he said, could be pulled--no idle threat in a country...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Lebanon

February 5, 2007 11:24 AM ET

Israel's summer offensive in Lebanon was filled with danger for hundreds of journalists who braved bombs and bullets to cover fighting between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas. The offensive began after guerrillas abducted two Israeli soldiers and killed eight near...

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Journalists killed in 2006

December 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Majority are murdered; worldwide death toll rises...

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CPJ Update

August 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update Committee to Protect JournalistsAugust 16, 2006 CPJ Calls for Release of Kidnapped Fox News JournalistsAfter gunmen ambushed a Fox News Channel crew in the center of Gaza City on August 14, and abducted correspondent Steve Centanni, a...

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CPJ seeks lifting of travel ban in Tyre

August 9, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by Israeli military actions that sharply restrict the ability of the press to cover the current conflict in Lebanon and that endanger the lives of civilians, including members of the press. We are particularly concerned about the safety of an estimated 250 journalists in Tyre, who are hunkered down in hotels and unable to move because of Israel's threats to target all vehicles on the roads.

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TV crews allege targeting by Israeli warplanes in the south

July 27, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 27, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern today over allegations by several television crews that Israeli warplanes had attacked them, effectively shutting down live television coverage from southeast Lebanon. Crews from four Arab television stations told...

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Lebanese journalist killed, TV transmitters hit

July 24, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 24, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the killing of a freelance photographer and a media technician during separate Israeli missile attacks in Lebanon. Layal Najib, 23, a freelance photographer for the Lebanese magazine Al-Jaras...

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