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Norbert Zongo’s murder: No justice after 10 years

Ten years ago on Saturday, the bullet-ridden bodies of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo and three friends were found in Zongo’s burned-out car outside the capital of Burkina Faso.

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Politkovskaya case: 2 trials, 1 court, many questions

About 10 reporters sit on one of two wooden benches in the back of Room No. 4 at the Moscow District Military Court in Moscow. They’re gathered for the trial of three defendants accused of playing a role in the October 2006 murder of Novaya Gazeta special correspondent Anna Politkovskaya. Only they won’t be attending…

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Editor’s murder remains unsolved

New York, December 11, 2008–The Lebanese authorities must bring to justice those responsible for the 2005 assassination of journalist Gebran Tueni, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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Cardoso’s killer escapes again

New York, December 8, 2008–The convicted murderer of Mozambique’s foremost investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso, escaped from his high-security cell in on Sunday morning, local journalists told CPJ. This is the third time the assassin Anibal dos Santos Jr., commonly referred to as Anibalzinho, has escaped prison in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo. 

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Radio commentator shot dead

New York, December 3, 2008–The Philippine government should work with police to investigate the rise in fatal attacks on journalists following Tuesday’s shooting death of Radyo Natin commentator Leo Mila on central Samar Island, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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Journalist shot dead in Bihar

New York, December 1, 2008–The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death of Hindu-language daily Hindustan correspondent Vikas Ranjan in the northern Indian state of Bihar on November 25. 

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Politkovskaya trial re-opened to media

After Judge Yevgeny Zubov overturned a ban on the press attending the trial of three suspects in the murder of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, we released the following statement…

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Journalist shot and killed in Assam

New York, November 24, 2008–The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the loss of journalist Jagjit Saikia, who was shot dead in northeastern Indian state of Assam on Saturday.

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CPJ mourns death of Congolese reporter

New York, November 24, 2008–Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo should thoroughly and transparently investigate the killing of a radio reporter on Friday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Authorities rule out journalism in Saipov case

In response to Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Dmitry Fedorov’s announcement today about the progress of the official Kyrgyz investigation into the October 2007 murder of ethnic Uzbek journalist Alisher Saipov, we released the following statement…

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