Kim Wall

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Freelance journalist Kim Wall. A Danish court sentenced a man to life in prison for her killing in August 2017. (TT News Agency/Tom Wall/Reuters)

CPJ welcomes outcome in trial over killing of journalist Kim Wall

New York, April 25, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the outcome of a trial in Copenhagen at which Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen was convicted of killing freelance journalist Kim Wall on his submarine in August 2017. Madsen received the maximum sentence of life in prison, according to news reports.

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Swedish journalist Kim Wall went missing while reporting on a submarine. Danish police have identified a body as belonging to the freelancer. (TT News Agency/Tom Wall/Reuters)

Kim Wall’s death in Denmark calls attention to risks reporters take daily

New York, August 23, 2017–Danish police today confirmed that a body found off Copenhagen is that of Kim Wall, the Swedish freelance journalist who went missing earlier this month while reporting on an amateur-built submarine, according to media reports.

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Swedish freelance journalist Kim Wall. (Tom Wall)

CPJ calls for rigorous investigation into disappearance of journalist in Denmark

New York, August 12, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Danish authorities to mount a rigorous, thorough investigation into the disappearance of Kim Wall, a Swedish freelance journalist who was reported missing yesterday while reporting on an amateur-built submarine that sank off the coast of Copenhagen, according to media reports.

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