Martin Adler

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Somalia

February 5, 2007 11:11 AM ET

SOMALIA The killing of a Swedish photojournalist at a pro-government rally in Mogadishu underscored the dangers faced by journalists covering renewed political turmoil in Somalia, which has had no effective central administration since the fall of dictator Siad Barre in...

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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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Journalists’ driver killed in ambush

August 4, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 4, 2006—Unidentified gunmen today ambushed leaders of the National Union of Somali Journalists on the road from Baidoa to Mogadishu, fatally shooting their driver, Madey Garas, according to NUSOJ Secretary-General Omar Faruk Osman. Another NUSOJ official who...

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CPJ condemns brutal murder of Swedish photographer

June 23, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 23, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply shocked by the killing of award-winning Swedish journalist and photographer Martin Adler, who was shot by an unidentified gunman while filming a demonstration in the Somali capital Mogadishu today....

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Afghanistan

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

In recent years, it had become common for people who care about Afghanistan to worry about its growing invisibility. The all-encompassing burqa gown, which the ruling Taliban forced women to wear, seemed a metaphor for the militia's efforts to hide...

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Swedish journalist killed by armed robbers in Taloqan

November 27, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 27, 2001—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague Ulf Strömberg, a cameraman for the Swedish channel TV4. He was murdered early this morning during a robbery at the house in...

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Ulf Strömberg

November 26, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Strömberg, a cameraman for the Swedish channel TV4, was murdered in the early morning during a robbery at the house in Taloqan where he and several other journalists were staying. At around 2 a.m., armed gunmen broke into the...

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