Taras Protsyuk

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1,000 deaths: Journalists who gave their lives

August 15, 2013 10:01 AM ET

When Mick Deane was killed in Egypt on Wednesday, he became the 1,000th journalist documented by CPJ as having died in direct relation to his work. The photos above, a sampling of those who have died over the past...

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As Cairo speech nears, concerns for Obama

June 1, 2009 9:14 AM ET

Dear Mr. President: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing ahead of your scheduled speech in Cairo on June 4 to bring to your attention important matters that are crucial to the long-term success of your stated goal of engaging the people--and not just the regimes--of the Arab and Muslim worlds.

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Five years after deadly Palestine Hotel and Al-Jazeera strikes, unanswered questions linger

April 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 7, 2008—Five years after a series of U.S. military strikes against media outlets in Baghdad killed three journalists, CPJ calls on the U.S. military to fully investigate the incidents and make its findings public. CPJ also calls...

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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

January 10, 2006 10:02 AM ET

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Iraq

March 14, 2005 11:29 AM ET

IraqFor the second consecutive year, Iraq was the most dangerous place in the world to work as a journalist, and the conflict there remained one of the most deadly in recent history for the media. Twenty-three journalists were killed in...

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Army finds no fault in Palestine Hotel shelling

November 5, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 5, 2004—Nineteen months after a U.S. Army tank opened fire on a Baghdad hotel full of journalists, killing two and wounding three others, the Pentagon has released a redacted report concluding that coalition forces bore "no fault...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Iraq

March 11, 2004 12:04 PM ET

The U.S.-led war in Iraq proved extremely dangerous for journalists. More than a dozen lost their lives reporting there in 2003, and many seasoned war correspondents have called the postwar environment the most risky assignment of their lives. With the...

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36 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2003More than a third killed during conflict in Iraq

January 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2004—A total of 36 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). This is a sharp increase from 2002, when 19 journalists were...

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October 8, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 8, 2003—Exactly six months after the U.S. shelled the Palestine Hotel in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, and an air strike hit the Baghdad bureau of the Qatar-based satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) filed three...

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Permission to Fire?

May 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Investigates the Attack on the Palestine Hotel...

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