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Critical Ecuadoran journalist and his family threatened

On March 13, 2009, Ecuadoran journalist Emilio Palacio told local reporters that he had received threats against himself and his family following a March 1 article criticizing President Rafael Correa’s weekly radio address. 

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Azerbaijani journalist harassed by security agents

New York, February 24, 2009–A journalist who went to interview the minister of the Ministry of National Security (MNB) in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on February 20 was blindfolded and interrogated for hours, according to local news reports. The Committee to Project Journalists called today for an immediate investigation into the incident by the central…

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Neo-Nazis threaten to murder journalists in Russia

New York, February 11, 2009–The Committee to Protect Journalists called today for Russian authorities to immediately investigate a death threat that was sent to a human rights research center. In an e-mail, a neo-Nazi group threatened to murder a number of journalists and intellectuals in the next year, according to the recipient of the threat.

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Pro-government group threatens Venezuelan media outlets

New York, February 9, 2009–In an interview published on Friday, the leader of the Venezuelan pro-government group La Piedrita took responsibility for a series of attacks against local journalists and media outlets, and threatened to attack the 24-hours news channel Globovisión and RCTV Director Marcel Granier. The Committee to Protect Journalists called today on Venezuelan…

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CPJ, HRW object to Uribe accusations

Dear Mr. President: We write to object to the accusations that you and other high-ranking members of your government made this week linking Colombian journalist Hollman Morris to the leftist guerrilla group Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC). These serious allegations endanger the life of the journalist and jeopardize press freedom in your country.

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Officer threatens managing editor with a knife

New York, January 29, 2009–A Tunisian police officer today threatened a journalist at knife point, according to local journalists, prompting the Committee to Protect Journalists to call for his immediate suspension.

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Government must act to protect female journalists

New York, January 12, 2009–The Nepalese government must act immediately to protect female journalists in the wake of the brutal murder of one reporter and death threats made against another in the volatile Terai plains of southern Nepal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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Journalist beaten, threatened in North Caucasus

New York, December 23, 2008–Russian authorities should promptly investigate the attack on Zhanna Akbasheva, a correspondent for the Regnum news agency in the republic of Karachai-Cherkessia, in Russia’s North Caucasus, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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Russian editor still threatened after assault

We issued the following statement today in response to Russian news reports of ongoing death threats via cell phone against Mikhail Beketov, the hospitalized editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Khimkinskaya Pravda, who was severely beaten on Wednesday… 

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Intimidation, accusations should stop

Unfounded government accusations have fueled a climate of fear, CPJ says in a letter to President Hugo Chávez Frías. … 

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