Christian Struwe

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Afghanistan

February 5, 2007 11:47 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN The Taliban Islamist militia re-emerged in Afghanistan while the government of President Hamid Karzai wavered in its commitment to Western-style media. Despite the proliferation of media outlets since the fall of the Taliban government in 2001, reporters complained of...

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Three weeks after abduction, photographer released in Afghanistan

November 3, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today’s release of Italian freelance photographer Gabriele Torsello three weeks after he was taken captive by gunmen in southern Afghanistan. The Italian government confirmed to news agencies Torsello’s release, which...

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Italian photojournalist, abducted in Afghanistan, still missing

October 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 16, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the reported abduction of freelance Italian photojournalist Gabriele Torsello on Thursday. The independent Afghan news agency Pajhwok said Torsello was seized by five gunmen on the highway from...

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Afghanistan: CPJ calls for probe into death of two German journalists

October 10, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 10, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Afghanistan to intensify their investigation into the shooting deaths of two journalists working for German broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Germans Karen Fischer, 30, and Christian Struwe, 39, were...

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Christian Struwe

October 7, 2006 12:01 AM ET

Karen Fischer, 30, and Christian Struwe, 39, Deutsche Welle journalists doing research for a freelance documentary, were shot in a tent they had pitched along a road near Baghlan, about 95 miles (150 kilometers) northwest of Kabul. Deutsche Welle said...

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Karen Fischer

October 7, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Karen Fischer, 30, and Christian Struwe, 39, Deutsche Welle journalists doing research for a freelance documentary, were shot in a tent they had pitched along a road near Baghlan, about 95 miles (150 kilometers) northwest of Kabul. Deutsche Welle said...

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