Kenji Nagai

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Journalist killed in military custody in Burma

October 24, 2014 12:19 PM ET

Bangkok, October 24, 2014--Burma's army shot dead freelance reporter Aung Kyaw Naing while the journalist was in military custody, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the journalist's killing, the first in Burma since 2007....

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Yamamoto's death reflects Japan's media reach, duty

August 21, 2012 4:39 PM ET

My colleagues and I were saddened to learn of the death of Mika Yamamoto, a Japan Press video and photo journalist who was killed while covering clashes in Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. The moment was all the more poignant...

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Japanese journalist held by Burmese government

November 8, 2010 3:26 PM ET

New York, November 8, 2010--Burma must immediately release Toru Yamaji, a reporter with Tokyo-based APF news agency, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yamaji, 49, was detained Sunday in Myawaddy, on the country's eastern border with Thailand while trying to cover the...

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Honoring the fallen and the brave

February 27, 2009 10:38 AM ET

"If nobody goes, then somebody has to go." That, according to his editors at APF News, was the personal motto of fallen Japanese video journalist Kenji Nagai, who until his tragic death had reported from conflict zones around the world....

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Honoring the fallen and the brave

February 27, 2009 10:26 AM ET

"If nobody goes, then somebody has to go." That, according to his editors at APF News, was the personal motto of fallen Japanese video journalist Kenji Nagai, who until his tragic death had reported from conflict zones around the world....

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CPJ calls on Burma to allow in foreign journalists

May 30, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Prime Minister Thein Sein: The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes your government's recent decision to allow foreign aid and relief workers into Burma. We now urgently call on you to extend this openness to foreign journalists so that they may report on the relief efforts to deal with the disastrous aftermath of Cyclone Nargis.

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Burma's Firewall Fighters

May 7, 2008 12:21 PM ET

Burma's military junta imposed tighter internet restrictions after the Saffron Revolution. But news continues to flow thanks to the exile-run media and their resilient undercover reporters....

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Call for government to allow foreign journalists to cover disaster

May 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Call for government to allow foreign journalists to cover disaster   New York, May 7, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the government of Burma to allow journalists to travel to the country to report on the aftermath of...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Burma

February 5, 2008 11:44 AM ET

BURMA Burmese journalists came under heavy assault in August and September when covering pro-democracy street protests and the military government’s retaliatory crackdown, marking significant deterioration in what was already one of the world’s most repressive media environments. The government banned...

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Burmese government suspends newspaper

January 23, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 23, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned that the Burmese government has suspended the weekly Myanmar Times for one week as a result of its publication of unauthorized news, according to international news reports. Burma’s Press...

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