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Suspect confesses to Oakland editor’s murder

New York, August 6, 2007—CPJ welcomes the swift apprehension of the man who killed Oakland editor Chauncey Bailey. Following a police raid on Friday, a 19-year-old handyman at a local bakery confessed to the murder. Bailey was gunned down in broad daylight as he walked to work on the morning of August 2. 

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U.S. editor gunned down in Oakland

New York, August 2, 2007—U.S. journalist Chauncey Bailey was shot to death this morning on a street in downtown Oakland. The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed alarm and called on local authorities today to conduct a prompt and vigorous investigation into his murder. Around 7:30 a.m., an unidentified assailant dressed in black clothes approached Bailey,…

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CPJ Update

CPJ Update August 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists

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