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August 2008
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August 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET

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Case   |   Switzerland

SWITZERLAND: Journalists acquitted

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APRIL 17, 2007

Original alert January 10, 2006

Sandro Brontz, SonntagsBlick
Beat Jost, SonntagsBlick
April 17, 2007 12:00 PM ET

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December 2006

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January 20, 2006 10:20 AM ET

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Alerts   |   Switzerland

Military investigating newspaper over CIA prison story

New York, January 10, 2006—Swiss Defense Minister Samuel Schmid has instructed military officials to open a criminal inquiry after a Zurich-based weekly SonntagsBlick published a confidential document about purported CIA prisons in Eastern Europe, according to international press reports.

Defense Ministry spokesman Jean-Blaise Defago said on Monday that Schmid "ordered an investigation into how this secret document became public" and may take legal action against SonntagsBlick for publishing the document in violation of Swiss law, The Associated Press reported.
January 10, 2006 12:00 PM ET

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  |   France, Switzerland

Attacks on the Press 2004: Central Africa Republic

Central Africa Republic

President François Bozizé's government imprisoned two prominent publication directors and harassed many other journalists as initial optimism that he would enact reforms gave way to the reality of civil strife and a bleak economy. Bozizé took power in this mineral-rich but chronically unstable nation after toppling former President Ange-Félix Patassé in a March 2003 coup. As the country prepared for legislative and presidential elections in early 2005, the press faced increasing intolerance from the government.
March 14, 2005 11:39 AM ET

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June 21, 2004

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June 21, 2004 10:17 AM ET

  |   Azerbaijan, China, Iraq, Rwanda, Switzerland

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CPJ Update
June 21, 2004

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June 2, 2004 10:20 AM ET
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