Tara Singh Hayer

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Journalists under threat: The psychology of sacrifice

September 17, 2009 4:04 PM ET

Over the summer, as a book I’d written about the lives of murdered journalists went to press, a crusading human rights reporter from the Russian republic of Chechnya was shot dead. I was not surprised by the details of her...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Canada

March 26, 2002 12:09 PM ET

Press freedom is generally respected in Canada, and CPJ does not routinely monitor conditions in the country. However, police harassment of journalists covering demonstrations; investigations into past violent attacks against journalists; and proposed anti-terrorism legislation were all issues of concern...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Canada

March 19, 2001 12:08 PM ET

PRESS FREEDOM IS GENERALLY RESPECTED IN CANADA, and CPJ does not routinely monitor press conditions in the country. However, CPJ was greatly alarmed by the September 13 shooting of Michel Auger, a veteran crime reporter with the French-language daily Le...

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Archived Documents, 1998

December 31, 1998 9:28 AM ET

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Tara Singh Hayer

November 18, 1998 12:00 AM ET

Hayer, publisher of Indo-Canadian Times, Canada's largest and oldest Punjabi weekly, was shot dead in the garage of his home in Vancouver, British Columbia. An outspoken critic of Sikh fundamentalist violence both in Canada and India, Hayer had been...

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Tarsem Singh Purewal

January 24, 1995 2:58 AM ET

Purewal, editor and publisher of Punjabi-language newspaper Desh Pardesh, was shot and killed near his newspaper's office in London's Southall neighborhood. Desh Pardesh is Britain's largest circulation Punjabi-language newspaper. Purewal supported a Sikh homeland but was critical of the tactics...

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