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Journalists attacked throughout northeastern Syria, 2 remain in detention

New York, July 23, 2021 – All parties in northern Syria must do their utmost to ensure that members of the press can work safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Since July 16, unidentified attackers and Syrian Kurdish security forces have attacked and detained at least five members of the press throughout areas…

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Arab Israeli journalist Hassan Shelan’s home bombed

New York, June 22, 2021 – Israeli authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the bombing of journalist Hassan Shelan’s home and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 11 p.m. on June 17, a bomb exploded on the second floor of Shelan’s home in the…

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CPJ calls on Israeli government to provide evidence relating to news outlet bombings

His Excellency Benjamin GantzMinister of Defense Lieutenant General Aviv KochaviChief of General Staff, Israel Defense Forces Ministry of Defense37 Kaplan StreetTel Aviv, Israel, 61909 June 10, 2021 Sent via email: pniot@mod.gov.il Dear Minister Ganz and Lieutenant General Kochavi, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent non-governmental organization that champions press freedom around…

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Afghan TV anchor Mina Khairi killed in car bomb attack

Washington, D.C., June 7, 2021 — Afghan authorities should launch a thorough and credible investigation into the killing of journalist Mina Khairi, determine if she was targeted for her work, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the evening of June 3, in Kabul, the capital, unidentified attackers…

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Israel bombs additional building housing media office in Gaza; Israeli security forces assault Palestinian journalist in East Jerusalem

New York, May 18, 2021 – Israeli forces must immediately stop bombing the offices of media outlets in Gaza and do their utmost to protect all members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, Israeli warplanes bombed and damaged a Gaza City office building housing the office of the Nawa Online…

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Afghan RFE/RL journalist Elyas Dayee killed in car bomb attack

New York, November 12, 2020 — Afghan authorities must thoroughly investigate the car bomb attack that killed reporter Elyas Dayee and injured three others, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. This morning, a bomb attack in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, killed Dayee, a reporter with…

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Teleamazonas broadcaster attacked with dynamite in Ecuador

Bogotá, June 3, 2020 — Ecuadorian authorities should conduct a speedy and transparent investigation into the explosion at the Teleamazonas broadcaster, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 5:15 a.m. on May 31, a stick of dynamite exploded at the entrance of the independent TV station’s office…

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Employees are seen at the control room of Greek broadcaster Skai in Athens on August 30, 2016. Two bombs recently exploded at the Skai offices. (Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)

Bombs explode outside offices of Greek newspaper and TV station

In the early hours of April 18, 2020, two fire bombs exploded outside the Athens offices of the Skai Media Group, which houses the daily Kathimerini newspaper and the Skai radio and TV broadcaster, according to a report by Kathimerini.

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The office of MC Digital Media Group, which owns the Cyprus Times, is seen after a bombing attack on March 4, 2020, in Limassol, Cyprus. (Cyprus Times)

Bomb explodes at offices of Cyprus Times

Berlin, March 10, 2020 — Authorities in Cyprus must quickly and thoroughly investigate the bomb attack at the offices of the Cyprus Times’ parent company, determine whether it was tied to the outlet’s journalism, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A police car is seen in Guararema, Brazil, on April 4, 2019. Radio reporter Francisco José Jorge de Sousa's home was recently bombed in Ipu, Ceará state. (Reuters/Amanda Perobelli)

Brazilian journalist’s home attacked with home-made bomb

In the early morning of June 23, 2019, a small improvised bomb exploded at the home of Brazilian radio reporter Francisco José Jorge de Sousa in Ipu, Ceará state, the journalist told CPJ via phone. No one was injured in the explosion, de Sousa said.

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