Xu Xinghu

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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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Attacks on the Press 1999: 1999 Death Toll: Listed by Country

March 22, 2000 12:10 PM ET

[Click here for full list of documented cases] At its most fundamental level, the job of a journalist is to bear witness. In 1999, journalists in Sierra Leone witnessed rebels' atrocities against civilians in the streets of Freetown. In the...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Yugoslavia

March 22, 2000 12:00 PM ET

President Slobodan Milosevic first used the threat of war, then an actual war, and finally international hostility toward his regime to justify the use of government censorship and crippling fines to decimate Serbia's various independent media. The press crackdown was...

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CPJ Update: Journalists Caught in the Crossfire

May 13, 1999 12:00 AM ET

May 13,, 1999 -- CPJ Update: Journalists Caught in the Crossfire The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to safeguarding press freedom around the world, has documented further maltreatment of journalists by Yugoslav authorities, as well as...

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Shao Yunhuan

Shao Yunhuan

May 8, 1999 12:04 AM ET

Shao Yunhuan, Xu Xinghu, and Zhu Ying, all Chinese nationals, were on assignment in Belgrade to report on the war between NATO and Serbian forces. They were killed during the night when NATO bombs hit the Chinese Embassy, where the...

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Xu Xinghu

May 8, 1999 12:03 AM ET

Shao Yunhuan, Xu Xinghu, and Zhu Ying, all Chinese nationals, were on assignment in Belgrade to report on the war between NATO and Serbian forces. They were killed during the night when NATO bombs hit the Chinese Embassy, where the...

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Zhu Ying

May 8, 1999 12:02 AM ET

Shao Yunhuan, Xu Xinghu, and Zhu Ying, all Chinese nationals, were on assignment in Belgrade to report on the war between NATO and Serbian forces. They were killed during the night when NATO bombs hit the Chinese Embassy, where the...

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