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CPJ calls on Brazilian authorities to expand search for missing journalist Dom Phillips

Rio de Janeiro, June 9, 2022 – Brazilian authorities must expand their efforts to search for missing journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. Phillips and Pereira went missing the morning of Sunday, June 5. Phillips, a freelance British journalist based in Brazil who has reported for…

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British journalist Dom Phillips missing in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, June 6, 2022 – Brazilian authorities must conduct a swift and thorough search for journalist Dom Phillips and ensure he is found as soon as possible, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. Phillips, a freelance British reporter, was on a reporting trip in the Indigenous territory of the Javari Valley with…

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Afghan journalist Ali Akbar Khairkhah disappears in Kabul, Taliban cracks down on women reporters

Washington, D.C., May 27, 2022 – Taliban authorities must investigate the disappearance of Afghan journalist Ali Akbar Khairkhah and ensure that local officials allow female journalists to do their jobs without interference, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Tuesday, May 24, Khairkhah, a photojournalist and reporter with the local Subhe Kabul newspaper, disappeared…

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Ukrainian photojournalist Ihor Hudenko missing in Kharkiv since February

New York, May 10, 2022 – Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Ukrainian photojournalist and blogger Ihor Hudenko should come forward immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Hudenko lost contact with his friends and family while in the northeastern city of Kharkiv on February 26, according to the National Union of Journalists…

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Iryna Danilovich missing in Crimea, unidentified men search family’s home

Paris, May 3, 2022 – Russian authorities in Crimea must immediately disclose any information concerning the whereabouts of journalist Iryna Danilovich, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On the morning of April 29, Danilovich failed to return home from her work at a medical center in the village of Vladyslavivka, in Russian-occupied Crimea, according…

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Ukrainian journalist Konstantin Ryzhenko missing in Kherson

Paris, April 1, 2022 – Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ukrainian journalist Konstantin Ryzhenko must come forward at once, and Russian authorities should stop detaining members of the press for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Wednesday, March 30, Russian soldiers searched in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson…

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Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin missing since March 13

Paris, March 22, 2022 – Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin should come forward at once, and Russian and Ukrainian security forces should ensure that journalists can cover the conflict safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On March 13, Levin, a freelance photojournalist and documentary filmmaker who has…

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Ukrainian journalist Viktoria Roshchina released after 10 days; at least 4 other journalists briefly detained

Paris, March 22, 2022 – Russian forces in Ukraine must immediately cease detaining journalists and should ensure that members of the press can cover the war in Ukraine freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Tuesday, March 22, the independent Ukrainian television station Hromadske announced that Viktoria Roshchina, a reporter with the station…

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Ukrainian journalist Oleh Baturyn released 8 days after going missing

New York, March 20, 2022 – The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of Ukrainian journalist Oleh Baturyn and renews calls for anyone with information about the whereabouts of missing reporter Viktoria Roshchina to come forward immediately, CPJ said in a statement Sunday. Baturyn was missing for eight days after he went to meet…

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Ukrainian journalist Oleh Baturyn missing since March 12

Paris, March 17, 2022 – Anyone with information about the whereabouts of missing journalist Oleh Baturyn must come forward and aid in finding him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On the afternoon of Saturday, March 12, Baturyn, a reporter with the Ukrainian newspaper Novyi Den, went to meet an acquaintance at a bus…

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