Gundars Matiss

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37 journalists killed for their work in 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 3, 2002--A total of 37 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2001, a sharp increase from 2000 when 24 were killed, according to CPJ research. At least 25 were murdered, almost...

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37 periodistas asesinados por su trabajo en el 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Nueva York, 3 de enero de 2002 -- Un total de 37 periodistas fueron asesinados en todo el mundo como resultado directo de su labor en el 2001, un brusco incremento en relación con el año 2000, cuando 24...

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Gundars Matiss

November 28, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Matiss, a crime reporter with the Liepaja-based daily Kurzeme Vards, was attacked on November 15 in the stairwell of his apartment building after he returned home from a shopping expedition. In a phone conversation from the hospital two hours after...

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