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CPJ Update: Press Caught in Crossfire of Kosovo Conflict

April 16, 1999 — The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to safeguarding press freedom around the world, has documented several alarming new developments for the press in Yugoslavia. April 15 – Independent Media Commission Orders Kanal S Television Off the Air The Independent Media Commission (IMC), a body comprised of local…

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CPJ Condemns Media Crackdown in Yugoslavia

New York, N.Y., March 25, 1999 — As NATO carries out air strikes against Yugoslavia, President Slobodan Milosevic has turned his fury on the independent journalists who are attempting to cover the story. When a state of emergency was declared on March 23, Milosevic lashed out at Radio B92, taking the Belgrade-based station off the…

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