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At least 3 journalists injured by Russian shelling in Ukraine

Paris, January 4, 2023 – Russian and Ukrainian authorities should swiftly investigate the recent shelling attacks that injured at least three journalists, and ensure that members of the press are protected while covering the war in Ukraine, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On December 31, Russian forces shelled Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, injuring…

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CPJ calls on Turkish authorities to investigate airstrikes that killed Hawar News Agency reporter

Washington, D.C., November 22, 2022—Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday called on Turkish authorities to immediately conduct a full and transparent investigation into whether Hawar News Agency (ANHA) reporter Essam Abdullah and other civilians were targeted during Turkish airstrikes in northern Syria. Abdullah was killed and Mohammed Jarada, reporter of Sterk TV, was injured during…

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Somali journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

Nairobi, November 2, 2022—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday called for accountability for the killing of broadcast journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan and the injuries suffered by two other journalists and one media worker in October 29 twin bomb blasts in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 120 people were killed in two car bomb…

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Israel Defense Forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinian journalists in Nablus

New York, October 6, 2022 – Israeli authorities must conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the shooting of two Palestinian journalists and take all necessary precautions to ensure that the Israel Defense Force does not shoot at journalists doing their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On Wednesday, October 5, IDF soldiers…

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Kurdistan 24 reporter ‘wounded severely’ in Iran’s shelling in Iraqi Kurdistan

Beirut, September 28, 2022—Iran should immediately investigate whether journalists are being targeted by Iranian forces after a journalist in Iraqi Kurdistan was injured during Iranian strikes on the region, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Soran Kamaran, a correspondent for the Kurdistan 24 broadcaster owned by Kurdish Prime Minister…

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Journalists suffer injuries while covering the war in Ukraine

Paris, September 23, 2022—Ukrainian and Russian authorities must investigate whether journalists covering the war in Ukraine were targeted because of their work and take steps to ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Saturday, September 17, Alejandro Kirk, a reporter for Venezuela-based television network Telesur, was injured by Ukrainian shelling while…

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Four Zimbabwean journalists beaten, forced to delete footage by ruling party supporters

Lusaka, August 25, 2022 – Zimbabwean authorities should investigate the brutal assault of four journalists working for private media outlets, bring the perpetrators to justice, and ensure that party supporters do not attack members of the press covering political rallies, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday.  The reporters assaulted are: Chelsea Mashayaombe, a reporter…

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Iraqi journalists injured by security forces while covering Baghdad protests

Beirut, August 2, 2022 — Iraqi authorities should allow journalists to cover protests freely and safely, and should ensure that security forces do not attack members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Saturday, July 30, three journalists with the privately owned Al-Mayadeen news broadcaster were injured while they covered protests…

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Russian journalist Andrei Alekseyev injured by shrapnel in Donetsk

Paris, July 6, 2022 – Ukrainian and Russian authorities should ensure that all journalists covering the war in Ukraine can work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On Monday, July 4, Andrei Alekseyev, an assistant camera operator with the Russian public broadcaster TV Centre, was hit by shrapnel in his head…

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Somalia journalists injured in explosion while covering military campaign against Al-Shabaab

Lusaka, July 1, 2022 – Somali authorities should immediately and thoroughly investigate the explosion that killed three people and injured journalists Abdikarin Mohamed Siyad and Khalid Mohamud Osman, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Monday, June 27, a vehicle carrying the journalists along with government and military…

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