Manik Saha

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The pure goodness of Manik Chandra Saha

September 17, 2009 4:21 PM ET

An excerpt from Marked for Death: Dying for the Story in the World’s Most Dangerous Places, by Terry Gould: At first glance there is nothing particularly threatening about Khulna. Like most regional capitals in Bangladesh, it is hot and crowded,...

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Getting Away with Murder 2008

April 30, 2008 3:20 PM ET

CPJ's Impunity Index ranks countries where killers of journalists go free New York, April 30, 2008 -- Democracies from Colombia to India and Russia to the Philippines are among the worst countries in the world at prosecuting journalists' killers according...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Bangladesh

February 5, 2007 11:43 AM ET

BANGLADESH Rioting kicked off a three-month electoral season in October as the ruling Bangladesh National Party (BNP) was accused of bias in the installation of an interim government and election commissioner. Fears of physical attacks against a politically divided...

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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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Deadly News

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Mathew HansenHundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Bangladesh

February 16, 2006 11:44 AM ET

BANGLADESH Bangladesh was mired in a political crisis heightened by the wide-scale August 17 attacks by Islamic militants involving hundreds of small, near-simultaneous bombings throughout the nation. Journalists covering the bombings and their aftermath said they were more vulnerable than...

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BANGLADESH

August 3, 2005 12:00 AM ET

JULY 25, 2005 Posted: August 3, 2005 Munshi Abu Tayeb, Dainik LokshamajTHREATENED The Khulna bureau chief for the Dainik Lokshamaj, a daily newspaper based in the southwestern district of Jessore, received death threats from members of the underground Islamic militant...

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Marked for Death

May 2, 2005 1:30 AM ET

The Five Most Murderous Countries for Journalists...

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Wave of violence against Bangladeshi press goes unchecked

March 22, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: One year after the Committee to Protect Journalists conducted a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh in response to a pattern of violence against the press, death threats and deadly attacks against journalists continue at an alarming rate. You offered assurances last year that the press in Bangladesh "enjoys full press freedom," but that freedom is at great risk today. We are deeply concerned about this press freedom crisis, and join with our Bangladeshi colleagues in calling for swift and decisive action to stanch this relentless tide of violence against journalists.

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Asia Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:55 AM ET

Overviewby Abi Wright Threats to press freedom spiked throughout Asia in 2004, even as the news media claimed significant accomplishments. Across the region, 2004 was an election year, with citizens casting ballots in nations such as Afghanistan, whose landmark vote...

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