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Thursday, January 12, 2017: A recent rise in gas prices has resulted in mass protests across Mexico. According to Article 19, protests in Baja California and Coahuila resulted in the assault of 20 journalists and detainment of 10 more by local and federal police.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/2017/01/mexican-police-attack-journalists-covering-protest.php

 

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Friday, September 2, 2016: Sergio Aguayo, a prominent political commentator, was sued by the former governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila, Humberto Moreira, for moral damages. In a January 20th article in Reforma, Aguayo described Moreira as “a politician that releases the stench of corruption.” This accusation stems from an investigation into the disappearance of 300 residences from the Coahuila town of Allende during Moreira’s governorship.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/blog/2016/09/change-to-mexican-law-leaves-critical-journalists-.php

 

 

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The setting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Tuesday represented the height of refinement, but Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of The Guardian, reminded the black-tie crowd at the annual dinner for the Committee to Protect Journalists of something it knew all too well: in many parts of the globe, its profession is under murderous assault.

“Targeting journalism has become a trend, and now the people who are harassing and killing journalists include governments as well as the people you would expect,” said Mr. Rusbridger, who, along with others, was honored at the gathering in New York.

Read Full Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/business/media/using-war-as-cover-to-target-journalists.html?ref=global-home

By David Carr for The New York Times, November 25, 2012

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GAZA CITY, Gaza – The targeting of local journalists in Gaza has been seen as the Israeli government’s latest attempt at preventing the broadcasting of what many Palestinians consider to be the achievements of their resistance against Israeli aggression.

On Tuesday, Israeli airstrikes killed three Palestinian journalists. Mohammad al-Koumi and Houssam Salam, both cameramen for al-Aqsa television, were hit while traveling in a car clearly marked as belonging to the broadcast media, according to the station. Mohammad Abu Aisha, a journalist with al-Quds Educational Radio, was also killed later that day, when an airstrike hit his car.

Read Full Article: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/11/201211212322418802.html

By Nour Samaha for Aljazeera,  22 Nov 2012

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The young freelance journalist kidnapped recently in Syria, Austin Tice, joins the long list of reporters who, having taken great risks with their lives and freedom to focus our attention on the travails of distant and very different people, are now paying the price. That list, which includes Mary Colvin, Tim Hetherington, and Daniel Pearl, among many others, had my name on it for seven long years.

Read Full Article: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/10/25/running_toward_danger?page=0,0

By TERRY ANDERSON publish by Foreign Policy on OCTOBER 25, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

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Photojournalist Eros Hoagland is one of the stars of HBO’s documentary series ‘Witness,’ premiering Nov. 5. He writes about providing perspective in conflict-ridden areas—and what he’s witnessed over the years.

Read full article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/05/conflict-photographer-eros-hoagland-on-his-dangerous-craft.html

by Eros Hoagland publish by The daily beast on Nov 5, 2012

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The Committee  to Protect Journalist Mourns the death of four journalist  in Peru.

New York, November 6, 2012–The Committee to Protect Journalists is saddened by the deaths of four Peruvian journalists who perished Monday in a car accident in the central  highlands Junín region while on assignment, according to news reports.

Read Full Article: https://www.cpj.org/2012/11/cpj-mourns-the-deaths-of-four-journalists-in-peru.php

Posted by CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalist) on November 6, 2012 2:34 PM ET

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