Mohammed Ibrahim

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Roots of Impunity

May 23, 2013 12:01 AM ET

Appendix Journalists Killed 2003-2012: Motive Confirmed CPJ research has determined that 42 journalists were killed in Pakistan in direct relation to their work from January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2012. An additional 12 journalists were killed in unclear...

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Somali government harassing journalists as fighting rages

July 2, 2010 2:48 PM ET

Nairobi, July 2, 2010—Somali government forces have been increasingly harassing independent journalists covering violent fighting in Mogadishu, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Pakistan

February 10, 2009 12:19 AM ET

Military leader Pervez Musharraf resigned as president in August under threat of impeachment, leaving a decidedly mixed legacy on press freedom. As his power waned in late 2007, Musharraf shut down all independent broadcasters for a time and then tried...

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Journalist gunned down in Pakistan

May 22, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 22, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the fatal shooting of Express TV reporter Mohammed Ibrahim near Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan today. Ibrahim, a reporter for the Express News channel, was gunned down by unknown men outside...

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Somali government cracks down on media over security coverage

June 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 7, 2007—Three private broadcasters covering a government security crackdown in the aftermath of Sunday's deadly suicide bombing of the residence of the Somali prime minister in the capital, Mogadishu, were indefinitely shuttered on Wednesday after authorities accused...

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In Somalia, reporter held incommunicado since Friday

March 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 14, 2007—A reporter for a leading broadcaster in the capital Mogadishu, has been jailed incommunicado since Friday by Somalia’s Ethiopian-backed transitional government while reporting on a story, local journalists told CPJ. Hassan Sade Dhaqane of private HornAfrik...

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CPJ condemns rising attacks on the press and its leaders

December 18, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 18, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by an upsurge in arrests and the harassment of journalists by rival groups battling for control of Somalia. Both the Islamists who hold Mogadishu and the U.N.-backed transitional government...

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After two years, Mubarak pledge unfulfilled

February 23, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists urges you to fulfill the commitment you made two years ago today to initiate legislation to eliminate prison sentences for what journalists report and thus narrow the gap between Egyptian law and international press freedom standards.

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Egyptian appeals court upholds one journalist conviction, overturns others

February 23, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 23, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the decision of a Cairo criminal appeals court today to uphold the conviction and one-year prison sentence of journalist Abdel Nasser al-Zuheiry for defamation. Al-Zuheiry, a reporter for...

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April 18, 2005 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 18, 2005 Posted: May 4, 2005 Abdel Nasser al-Zuheiry, Alaa al-Ghatrifi, and Youssef al-Oumi, Al Masry El Youm LEGAL ACTION The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the sentencing of three Egyptian journalists to one year in prison....

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