Tara Singh Hayer

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Journalists under threat: The psychology of sacrifice

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 murder, just as the Chechen reporter was not surprised she’d become a target for execution:…

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Canada

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 last year.

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Canada

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 Journal de Montréal, and sent a letter to Florent Gagné, general director of the Quebec…

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Archived Documents, 1998

CPJ News Alerts, 1998 CPJ Welcomes Release of Eritrean Journalist Ruth Simon Killing of Mexican Journalist Condemned by CPJ Murray Seeger Named CPJ’s Washington Representative Indonesia: Ahmed Taufik Nadire Mater charged with insulting the Turkish military Journalists to Discuss Press in Indonesia, Panama,Peru, and Niger Africa Regional press release CPJ’s Press Freedom Awards Honor Journalists…

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