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See the news from the Europe and Central Asia for 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007
SPECIAL REPORTS
CPJ names the ten most censored countries
On Assignment: A guide to reporting in dangerous situations
Journalist deaths spike to record in 2007
Journalists in prison: CPJ's 2007 census
Anya's Paper
Faded Colors
Another Mystery in Moscow
Getting away with murder
Azerbaijan: Finding Elmar's killers

Rewriting the Law to Make Journalism a Crime
Analysis from the Europe and Central Asia section of
Attacks on the Press in 2007


Russia language version (pdf):
Attacks on the Press in 2007



ALBANIA

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ARMENIA

European Court rules in favor of embattled television station
June 19, 2008

Media restrictions imposed as president declares emergency
March 3, 2008

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AZERBAIJAN

Finding Elmar's Killers: A Special Report

September 15, 2008

Journalist slammed with 10 years in prison for alleged treason
June 25, 2008

Agil Khalil barred from leaving the country
June 19, 2008

Journalist beaten by police, hospitalized in Azerbaijan
June 16, 2008

CPJ urges Azerbaijan to investigate assaults
LETTER
June 3, 2008

Assaults continue on reporter
May 20, 2008

Embattled reporter escapes attempts on his life
May 9, 2008

Opposition daily reporter stabbed outside his office
March 14, 2008

Genimet Zakhidov sentenced to four years in prison
March 7, 2008

Critical journalist receives numerous death threats
CASE
January 28-30, 2008


Appeals court upholds verdict in Fatullayev case
January 16, 2008

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BELARUS

Despite protests, Lukashenko signs restrictive media law

August 5, 2008

Belarus considers restrictive media law
July 8, 2008

Authorities crack down on independent journalists

March 27, 2008


Libel laws crippling Belarusian newspapers
LETTER
March 6, 2008


Editor freed after being jailed for Prophet cartoons

February 25, 2008

Editor jailed over Muhammad cartoons
January 18, 2008


Authorities crack down on freelancers after a protest rally in Minsk
January 14, 2008


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BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

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BULGARIA

Web site editor beaten with hammers in Sofia

September 23, 2008

Writer on organized crime shot and killed
April 8, 2008

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CROATIA


Two journalists killed in car bomb
October 23, 2008

Reporter beaten by men with baseball bats
June 4, 2008

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CYPRUS

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DENMARK

Three arrested in plot to assassinate Prophet cartoonists

February 14, 2008

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FRANCE

French journalist investigated over intelligence leaks
December 10, 2007


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GEORGIA

Russian broadcasters blocked in Georgia

August 19, 2008

Israeli journalist seriously injured in Gori

August 13, 2008

Dutch cameraman killed, reporter wounded in Georgia

August 12, 2008

Two killed, several injured or missing in South Ossetia

August 11, 2008

Georgia shuts two TV stations, blocks others from news-gathering

November 8, 2007


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GERMANY

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HUNGARY

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IRELAND


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ITALY

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KAZAKHSTAN

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KYRGYZSTAN


Police raid newspaper, confiscate computer, seal newsroom
June 17, 2008

Broadcasting bill rolls back press freedom gains

May 15, 2008

Saipov’s murder investigation shut down again

April 10, 2008

CPJ urges resumption of Kyrgyz murder probe

LETTER
February 22, 2008


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LITHUANIA

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MOLDOVA

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POLAND

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ROMANIA

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RUSSIA

Politkovskaya family lawyer ill,
possibly poisoned

October 14, 2008

Two years after Politkovskaya’s murder,
three suspects will go to trial

October 6, 2008

CPJ asks Russia to allow journalists’ entry

LETTER
September 26, 2008

Polish television crew freed in South Ossetia
September 9, 2008

Polish television crew detained in South Ossetia
September 8, 2007

One journalist killed, another beaten in North Caucasus

September 3, 2008

Web site owner killed in police custody in Ingushetia
September 2, 2008

Persecution of Dagestan weekly continues

August 28, 2008

Russian broadcasters blocked in Georgia

August 19, 2008

Israeli journalist seriously injured in Gori

August 13, 2008

Two killed, several injured or missing in South Ossetia

August 11, 2008

Facing harassment, Web site editor flees Russia

August 7, 2008

Independent weekly editor charged with extremism in Dagestan

August 7, 2008

Ingushetia Web site editor seized, beaten, threatened
July 28, 2008

In Bashkortostan, journalists convicted of extremism

July 2, 2008

English-language paper closes because of state harassment
June 19, 2008

Three charged in Politkovskaya murder
June 18, 2008

Moscow court orders closure of North Caucasus news Web site

June 17, 2008

Court tosses out charges against journalism foundation director
June 3, 2008

Politkovskaya’s killer identified, charged, sought on an international warrant

May 12, 2008

Restrictive media law amendment moves forward in Duma

May 1, 2008

Canadian journalist harassed in Chechnya; press accreditation taken

April 24, 2008

Suspect in Kochetkov murder acquitted in Tula
April 8, 2008

Editor of an independent weekly stabbed in Kaliningrad

April 1, 2008

Two television journalists covering the North Caucasus murdered
March 21, 2008

Reporters stranded at airport for two days, harassed

February 28, 2008

For second time, reporter barred from Moscow

February 27, 2008

Human Rights Watch executive denied entry visa

February 20, 2008

Another paper raided over ‘pirated’ software

February 8, 2008

Police confiscate newspaper's computers

February 5, 2008

Ingushetia police detain, beat, deport journalists
January 29, 2008

Deported journalist declared threat to state security

January 17, 2008


Station faces criminal charges for slang use of Putin's name
January 10, 2008


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SERBIA

CPJ urges Serbian president to protect broadcaster B92
LETTER
March 4, 2008


Independent broadcaster B92 threatened, besieged

February 22, 2008

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SWITZERLAND

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TAJIKISTAN

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TURKMENISTAN

RFE/RL unable to reach reporter

July 11, 2008

RFE/RL journalist tortured, forced into a psychiatric hospital
July 26, 2008

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UKRAINE

Three convicted in the abduction and murder of Georgy Gongadze

March 17, 2008


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UNITED KINGDOM

Four charged in 2001 murder of investigative journalist in Northern Ireland

September 17, 2008

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UZBEKISTAN

Uzbek reporter gets 10-year prison term
October 10, 2008

CPJ urges Uzbek court to reject politicized prosecution, acquit journalist
October 9, 2008

Authorities alter charge to justify journalist’s arrest
August 5, 2008

Independent journalist arrested on allegations of drug possession
June 13, 2008

Journalists under tighter restriction since Andijan

LETTER
May 13, 2008


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