Michele Montas

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Haitian journalist Montas levels charges against Baby Doc

January 20, 2011 4:43 PM ET

Former dictator Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier is facing some blowback after breezing into Haiti last Sunday following a 25-year absence. On Wednesday, prominent Haitian journalist and former UN spokesperson Michele Montas joined three others in filing criminal complaints...

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For Haiti’s Michele Montas, trauma and determination

January 25, 2010 12:30 PM ET

Michele Montas, the Haitian journalist and former spokeswoman for U.N. Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon, has experienced a harrowing time in aftermath of the Haitian earthquake. “Haiti appears to be on doomsday,” said Montas, who said she has been shaken...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Asia Snapshots

February 5, 2008 11:55 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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CPJ Update

May 1, 2007 2:00 AM ET

May 2007 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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CPJ delegation meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

April 27, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 27, 2007—Meeting today with a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his admiration and pledged his support for journalists working in dangerous situations around the world. “Tell them we will be...

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Crackdown in Cuba

May 1, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Dozens of Latin American writers join CPJ in urging Castro to release jailed colleagues...

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Les autorités haïtiennes donnent leur consentement à examiner les dossiers du CPJ sur la liberté de la presse

August 15, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Version française Port-au-Prince, August 15, 2003—Top officials of the government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have agreed to report to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on the status of judicial investigations into press freedom abuses documented by CPJ. The agreement...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Haiti

March 19, 2001 12:06 PM ET

HAITIAN JOURNALISM RECEIVED A TERRIBLE BLOW in the April assassination of Jean Léopold Dominique, the country's most prominent journalist and a veteran advocate of free speech. On April 3, an unidentified gunman shot Dominique seven times as he entered Radio...

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Running Scared

August 1, 2000 8:17 PM ET

After the murder of a radio journalist, Haiti's press pulls back in fear....

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Prominent radio journalist gunned down

April 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET

Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is writing to express its deep sorrow over the recent assassination of Jean Léopold Dominique, owner and director of the independent station Radio Ha•ti Inter, and of the station's security guard, Jean Claude Louissaint. We call on Your Excellency to ensure that this heinous crime is investigated and its authors brought to justice.

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