Claude Verlon

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Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists

December 30, 2013 12:01 AM ET

The conflict in Syria, a spike in Iraqi bloodshed, and political violence in Egypt accounted for the high number of journalists killed on the job in 2013. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser...

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Training can help journalists survive captivity

November 6, 2013 2:30 PM ET

Two murdered journalists for the Africa service of Radio France Internationale, Ghislaine Dupont, 51, and Claude Verlon, 58, might have had a chance. They were abducted on November 2 in Kidal in northern Mali, but the vehicle their captors were...

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Claude Verlon

November 2, 2013 10:50 AM ET

On November 2, 2013, Claude Verlon, a veteran sound engineer, was abducted, along with RFI senior reporter Ghislaine Dupont, and killed shortly afterward in the remote, northeastern Saharan town of Kidal, according to news reports.Gunmen seized the journalists as they...

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