Dmitry Chebotayev

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Iraq

February 5, 2008 11:07 AM ET

IRAQ The war in Iraq, the deadliest conflict for journalists in recent history, kept the country at the top of the world’s most dangerous places for the press. Thirty-two journalists and 12 media support staffers were killed during the year,...

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Roadside bomb kills Russian photojournalist in Iraq

May 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 7, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death on Sunday of Dmitry Chebotayev, the first Russian journalist to be killed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003. Chebotayev, a freelance photographer embedded with U.S....

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Nearly 300 journalists urge release of abducted Afghan colleague

April 2, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 5, 2007—Nearly 300 journalists have signed an open letter urging the release of abducted Afghan journalist Ajmal Nakshbandi, who has been held captive by the Taliban since March 4. Those signing the letter represent an array...

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