José Luis Cabezas

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1,000 deaths: Journalists who gave their lives

August 15, 2013 10:01 AM ET

When Mick Deane was killed in Egypt on Wednesday, he became the 1,000th journalist documented by CPJ as having died in direct relation to his work. The photos above, a sampling of those who have died over the past...

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Cabezas' convicted killers are free, 15 years after murder

January 31, 2012 4:12 PM ET

It was a cold winter morning more than 15 years ago. As part of my daily routine as a foreign correspondent, I opened my laptop to read the Argentine papers. I was shocked by a headline: my colleague José...

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In Argentina, CPJ shocked by release

October 28, 2008 12:55 PM ET

Gregorio Ríos, sentenced to life in prison in 2000 after being convicted of instigating the 1997 murder of Argentine photographer José Luis Cabezas, was released on parole today. In response, we issued the following statement......

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Argentina

February 5, 2007 11:46 AM ET

ARGENTINA President Néstor Kirchner’s administration continued its practice of funneling government advertising to friendly news outlets and withholding it from critical media. Amid increased tension between Kirchner and the press, authorities were also accused of editorial interference in the...

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Deadly News

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Mathew HansenHundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments...

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Journalists Killed in the Last Ten Years

December 31, 2004 3:42 PM ET

The Toll: 1995-2004 Each year in January, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) publishes a list of journalists killed in the line of duty around the world. This list has become the most widely cited press freedom statistic and...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Argentina

March 11, 2004 12:07 PM ET

While the economy began to recover in 2003 after the worst socioeconomic crisis in the country's history and the political situation regained stability under a new president, the Argentine press continued to struggle with significant budgetary difficulties. Argentina's economic collapse...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Argentina

March 31, 2003 12:10 PM ET

Despite a catastrophic economic crisis in Argentina during 2002--including the default of US$141 billion in foreign debt, a sharp currency devaluation, and the banking system's collapse--the media remain free to report on matters of national importance....

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Argentina

March 19, 2001 12:09 PM ET

IN A FRUSTRATING YEAR FOR PRESS FREEDOM in Argentina, a proposed bill that would have eliminated criminal penalties for defamation cases involving public officials foundered after local journalists implicated members of the Senate in a major bribery scandal. Senators who...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Argentina

March 22, 2000 12:09 PM ET

During his decade in office, former president Carlos Menem used a flurry of lawsuits to stifle independent reporting in Argentina. His best efforts failed. When Menem stepped down on December 10, he left behind a vital and independent Argentine press....

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