Europe & Central Asia

2005

Case   |   Russia

RUSSIA

JUNE 6, 2005
Posted: June 21, 2005

Nikolai Goshko, Radio Vesna and Odintsovskaya Nedelya

LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED

An arbitration court in the central Russian city of Smolensk convicted independent journalist Nikolai Goshko on charges of criminal defamation and sentenced him to five years in a prison colony for defaming three Smolensk officials in a July 2000 broadcast on the independent station, Radio Vesna.
June 6, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Alerts   |   Serbia

Kosovo journalist shot

New York, June 6, 2005— Unidentified assailants shot journalist Bardhyl Ajeti from a passing car in Kosovo last Friday, according to international press reports

Ajeti, a reporter for the Albanian-language daily Bota Sot (World Today), is now in a coma. Ajeti, 28, was driving from Kosovo's capital of Pristina to the eastern Kosovo town of Gnjilane when at least one attacker shot at him from another car, according to the Kosova Journalists Association, a local union.

June 6, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Reports   |   France, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Senegal

Senegal: Freedom ... with limits

Senegal's leaders promise new rights, while its laws deny them.
June 6, 2005 1:30 AM ET

Case   |   Uzbekistan

UZBEKISTAN

JUNE 4, 2005
Posted: June 21, 2005

Tulkin Karayev, Institute for War and Peace Reporting

LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED

Authorities in the southern Uzbek city of Karshi detained, arrested, and sentenced Tulkin Karayev, a correspondent for the London-based Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), on charges of hooliganism.
June 4, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Case   |   Serbia

SERBIA and MONTENEGRO

JUNE 3, 2005
Posted: August 22, 2005

Bardhyl Ajeti, Bota Sot

KILLED—CONFIRMED

Ajeti, 28, a reporter for the Albanian-language daily Bota Sot (World Today), died in an Italian hospital on June 25, three weeks after being shot in Kosovo, Agence France-Presse reported.
June 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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Alerts   |   Tajikistan

Journalist detained for 40 days without due process

Editor's note: The original text of this alert has been corrected to accurately characterize the newspaper Minbar i Halq.

New York, June 2, 2005—
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the 40-day detention of Jumaboy Tolibov, an independent journalist from northern Tajikistan.

This week, deputy regional prosecutor Izatullo Mukhammadiyev confirmed the journalist's detention on criminal charges of hooliganism and opposition to a state representative. Mukammadivev refused to provide details about the charges, citing an ongoing investigation, according to the National Association of Independent Media of Tajikistan (NANSMIT), a Dushanbe-based press freedom group.
June 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Russia

Polish TV crew detained in Ingushetia

New York, June 1, 2005— Police and Federal Security Service (FSB) agents in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia detained three journalists from the Polish state television station TVP, according to The Associated Press.

Mariusz Pilis, Marcin Mamon, and Tomasz Glowacki were detained on Sunday around 8:30 p.m., at their hotel in Nazran, Ingushetia’s biggest city. Several police officers took them to a local police station and held them for 14 hours, where over a dozen police officers and at least one FSB agent interrogated them in separate rooms, Pilis told CPJ in a telephone interview today.

June 1, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Case   |   Russia

RUSSIA

MAY 29, 2005
Posted: June 3, 2005

Mariusz Pilis, TVP
Marcin Mamon, TVP
Tomasz Glowacki, TVP

HARASSED
Police and Federal Security Service (FSB) agents in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia detained three journalists from the Polish state television station TVP, according to The Associated Press.
May 29, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Alerts   |   Italy

Police search Corriere della Sera newsroom

New York, May 27, 2005—Six police officers searched the headquarters of Corriere della Sera, Italy’s leading national daily based in Milan.

The officers spent at least two hours in the newsroom Wednesday evening, looking for documents that the daily had used as part of its earlier report on the use of Italian pistols by Iraq militants in Iraq, Raffaele Fiengo, cultural editor at Corriere della Sera told CPJ in a telephone interview today.
May 27, 2005 12:00 PM ET

  |   Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE

Arabic Satellite Channels and Censorship


Arabic Satellite Channels and Censorship

By Joel Campagna
Committee to Protect Journalists
May 25, 2005 8:04 PM ET

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