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Blog: Artist’s exhibit tells new stories about killed journalists

14 Jun

The "On Journalism #2 Typewriter." (Julian Koschwitz)

Julian Koschwitz is doing his part to
ensure that the 918 journalists killed
for their work since 1992 don’t fade into mere numbers.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/blog/2012/06/artists-installation-tells-new-stories-about-kille.php

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Sudan – Poet reportedly sentenced to death, detention location unknown

14 Jun

WiPC is extremely concerned about the condition and whereabouts of Abdelmoniem Rahma, who was arrested in September 2011 in Blue Nile State.

via IFEX

Fourth journalist killed in Veracruz in two months

14 Jun

Víctor
Manuel Báez Chino (AP/Milenio)

Mexico City, June 14, 2012–The body of Mexican journalist Víctor
Manuel Báez Chino was found today in Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz state. He
is the fourth journalist to be killed in Veracruz in the past two months.

Báez’s body was recovered this morning near the main square in Xalapa, according to news reports. In a televised press conference, the state spokeswoman, Gina Domínguez, said officials received reports that three armed men abducted Báez Wednesday night at 11:30. Báez was the editor of the crime section for the state digital edition of the national newspaper Milenio and an editor of the website Reporteros Policiacos, which also covers crime, according to Milenio.

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/2012/06/fourth-journalist-killed-in-veracruz-in-two-months.php

Vietnam – What the state does not want you to know

14 Jun

The government is cracking down heavily on activists who have been exposing the gross inefficiencies in the working of the government, reports ARTICLE 19.

via IFEX

Afghanistan – Media under political and economic pressure

14 Jun

Pajhwok Afghan News and other media outlets have been referred to the Attorney General’s Office for reporting on an alleged bribery scandal involving a member of Parliament.

via IFEX

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