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Television Journalist Killed in Russia

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A journalist working for a regional television company in northeastern Russia has been stabbed to death. Russian investigators said that the body of Anatoly Bitkov, chief editor of Kolyma Plus regional television company, was found Wednesday morning in his apartment in the city of Magadan in Russia’s Far East. Investigators said Bitkov’s death was likely […]

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Mexican Journalist, Family Killed

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities say a newspaper columnist and his family were killed in the eastern city of Veracruz. Officials say an unknown number of gunmen entered the home of Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco Monday morning, shooting him, his wife, and their 21-year-old son. No one has been arrested in the case. Lopez wrote a regular column […]

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British Newspaper Reporter Beaten in Pakistan

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A British newspaper says one of its reporters in Pakistan has been badly beaten after writing a story alleging torture and abduction by Pakistani intelligence. The Guardian reported Sunday that local journalist Waqar Kiani was ordered to get out of his car by men in police uniforms as he drove through Islamabad the night before. […]

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Tajikistan Detains BBC Reporter

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Tajikistan have detained a BBC reporter on suspicion of ties to a banned Islamic organization. The British Broadcasting Corporation Thursday called for the immediate release of Urumboi Usmonov, who was reported missing by his family on Monday. The BBC says family members reported he appeared to have been beaten up when he was […]

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Indian Journalists Protest Killing of Crime Reporter

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Indian journalists demonstrated in the streets of Mumbai Monday to protest the killing of a prominent crime reporter working for the Mumbai daily Midday. Reporters and editors led the march to the office of the chief minister of Maharashtra state, Prithviraj Chavan, demanding that federal authorities investigate the death of Jyotirmoy Dey, who […]

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Indian Journalists Protest Killing of Crime Reporter

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of journalists gathered in the streets of Mumbai Monday to protest the killing of a prominent crime reporter in the city. Reporters and editors marched to the office of the chief minister of Maharashtra state, demanding that federal authorities investigate the death of 56-year-old Jyotirmoy Dey, who was shot and killed near his home […]

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Turkish Court Sentences 6 Soldiers in Murder of Armenian Journalist

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Turkish court has sentenced six military officers to up to six months in prison in connection with the 2007 murder of prominent Turkish Armenian journalist Hrant Dink. The court in the northern city of Trabzon on Thursday convicted the officers of negligence in preventing Dink’s murder, by ignoring intelligence about a plot to kill […]

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Pakistan’s Spy Agency Denies Involvement in Journalist’s Death

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s main intelligence agency is rejecting allegations of involvement in the killing of a Pakistani journalist who was investigating possible links between the military and extremists. Syed Saleem Shahzad was buried in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, as hundreds of relatives, journalists and local politicians looked on. Shahzad’s body was found about […]

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Pakistan’s Spy Agency Denies Involvement in Journalist’s Death

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of people are mourning the death of a Pakistani journalist, as the country’s spy agency denies involvement in his torture and killing. Syed Saleem Shahzad was buried in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, as relatives, journalists and local politicians looked on. Shahzad’s body was found about 200 kilometers from Islamabad on […]

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US Condemns Killing of Pakistani Journalist

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of people are mourning the death of a Pakistani journalist, as the country’s spy agency denies involvement in his torture and killing. Syed Saleem Shahzad was buried in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday. His body was found about 200 miles from Islamabad on Tuesday, after he was reported missing earlier this […]

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