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CPJ condemns attack on investigative journalist in Croatia

June 2, 2015 6:08 PM ET

New York, June 2, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the attack on investigative reporter Zeljko Peratovic who, according to news reports, was beaten in his home in Luka Pokupska, near the city of Karlovac, and calls on Croatian authorities to investigate if journalism was the motive....

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: Europe, a Leader That Lags

February 21, 2012 11:22 PM ET

In the EU, some countries appear more immune than others to scrutiny and reproach. Anti-terror laws, political and economic concerns, and a lack of common standards all challenge the credibility of the EU's diplomacy. By Jean-Paul Marthoz...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Croatia

February 16, 2010 12:42 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal;margins:5px;} Top Developments • Government makes progress on reforms, but press freedom lags. • Ruling HDZ gains influence with some media outlets.Key Statistic 8: People indicted in a car bombing that killed two media executives. Croatia’s efforts to join the European Union by 2011 did not yield major...

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Eight charged in Croatia murders

October 27, 2009 1:19 PM ET

We issued the following statement after Croatian and Serbian prosecutors announced that they have charged eight men in an October 2008 car bombing that killed Ivo Pukanic, owner and editorial director of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional, and Niko Franjic, the paper’s marketing director......

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Serbian police arrest suspects in deadly Croatian bombing

June 3, 2009 3:43 PM ET

New York, June 3, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the arrests of three additional suspects in the October 2008 murders of Ivo Pukanic, owner and editorial director of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional, and Niko Franjic, the publication's marketing director. Three other suspects had been arrested in November 2008. ...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Europe and Central Asia Developments

February 10, 2009 12:35 AM ET

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Authorities charge five in car-bombing deaths

November 3, 2008 5:37 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2008--Croatian police have charged five men in the October 23 murder of two employees of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional, according to international news reports....

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Two journalists killed in car bomb

October 23, 2008 9:47 PM ET

New York, October 23, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the deaths of Ivo Pukanic, owner and editorial director, and Niko Franjic, marketing director, of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional....

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In Croatia, CPJ shocked by bombing

October 23, 2008 4:26 PM ET

After learning today that Ivo Pukanic, owner and editorial director, and Niko Franjic, marketing director, of the Zagreb-based political weekly Nacional, were killed when a bomb exploded under Pukanic's car parked outside the paper's building, we issued the following statement......

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Reporter beaten by men with baseball bats

June 4, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 4, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the brazen attack on investigative reporter Dusan Miljus, who covers organized crime and corruption for the popular Croatian daily Jutarnji List. According to Reuters, two unidentified men beat Miljus with baseball bats in a parking lot near his house in...

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