Assaulted

31 results arranged by date

03062017KenyaReutersJosephOkanga.jpg

Kenyan journalist threatened and assaulted

June 8, 2017 6:11 PM ET

New York, June 8, 2017--Kenyan authorities should credibly investigate and swiftly bring to justice those responsible for attacking and threatening Emmanuel Namisi, a broadcast journalist for the Royal Media group, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Read More ›

06022017nigeria.jpg

Nigerian publisher shot, second journalist badly beaten

June 7, 2017 5:02 PM ET

New York, June 7, 2017--Nigerian authorities should swiftly bring to justice all those behind the beating of journalist Charles Otu and the shooting of publisher Samuel Nweze, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Read More ›

05032017IstanbulAFPOzanKose.jpg

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of May 28, 2017

May 30, 2017 12:51 PM ET

Chair and editor of shuttered news agency arrested Police in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakır on the night of May 31 arrested Zekeriya Güzüpek, the former chair of the board of the shuttered pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA),...

Read More ›

05222017KolkataAPBikasDas.jpg

Police beat Indian journalists protesting assault

May 22, 2017 1:56 PM ET

New Delhi, May 22, 2017--Police officials should identify and discipline the officers who assaulted dozens of journalists in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata today, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. Journalists at the scene said police assaulted dozens...

Read More ›

Journalist and press freedom defender stabbed in Kazakhstan

May 15, 2017 2:49 PM ET

New York, May 15, 2017--Kazakh authorities should swiftly and thoroughly investigate yesterday's stabbing of journalist and press freedom defender Ramazan Yesergepov and should bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesergepov, who spent three...

Read More ›

05012017ErdoganNewDelhiReutersAdnanAbidi.jpg

Indian police assault journalist

May 2, 2017 5:02 PM ET

New Delhi, May 2, 2017--Indian authorities should identify and discipline New Delhi police officers who assaulted journalist Meghnad Bose yesterday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Read More ›

04282017SkopjeZaevReutersOgnenTeofilovski.jpg

At least two journalists injured as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

April 28, 2017 5:10 PM ET

Brussels, April 28, 2017--Macedonian police and prosecutors should swiftly bring to justice those responsible for injuring at least two journalists and assaulting at least four others in last night's storming of the parliament building, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

Read More ›

Local official hits journalist with car

March 14, 2017 10:36 AM ET

An employee with the economic council of the municipal government of the central Mexican city of Guanajuato, on March 7, 2017, swerved his car to hit Gilberto Israel Navarro Basaldúa, a journalist for the newspaper Am Express, the journalist alleged....

Read More ›

02192017FreeDenizAxelSpringerBerlinAPMarkusSchreiber.jpg

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of February 26

February 27, 2017 9:47 AM ET

Shots fired at newspaper office, no one injured An unknown assailant in a moving taxi fired two shots from a handgun at the building housing the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet in Istanbul this morning, Cumhuriyet reported. A police investigation is...

Read More ›

11032015AshgabatReuters.jpg

Radio journalist arrested, beaten in Turkmenistan

December 6, 2016 3:26 PM ET

New York, December 6, 2016--Turkmen authorities should release radio journalist Khudayberdy Allashov and cease retaliating against journalists with trumped-up charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police in the Dashoguz region of northern Turkmenistan on December 3 arrested...

Read More ›