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CPJ calls on European Olympic Committees to engage with Azerbaijan on press freedom

April 30, 2015 9:31 AM ET

Dear President Patrick Hickey: I am writing on behalf of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent international press freedom organization, to call your attention to the dismal climate for press freedom in Azerbaijan, which is scheduled to host the first-ever European Games on June 12.

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Europe and Central Asia Snapshots

February 5, 2008 11:24 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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Journalist arrested in Ireland; two others investigated

March 5, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 5, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrest of freelance reporter Mick McCaffrey and the criminal investigation of Irish Times journalists Geraldine Kennedy and Colm Keena for allegedly publishing private information. Police investigated McCaffrey for several months after the independent Dublin-based Evening Herald daily published his...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Europe & Central Asia

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

The exhilarating prospect of broad press freedoms that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union a decade ago has faded dramatically in much of the post-communist world. A considerable decline in press freedom conditions in Russia during the last year, along with the stranglehold authoritarian leaders have imposed on media...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: United Kingdom

March 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Press freedom is generally respected in the United Kingdom, and CPJ does not routinely monitor conditions in the country. However, CPJ was extremely alarmed by the September 28 murder of investigative reporter Martin O'Hagan, the first working journalist to be killed in Northern Ireland since the outbreak of violence more...

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INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER SHOT DEAD IN NORTHERN IRELAND

October 1, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 1, 2001—Martin O'Hagan, a 51-year-old investigative journalist with the Dublin newspaper Sunday World, was shot dead outside his home in the Northern Irish town of Lurgan late Friday, CPJ has confirmed. O'Hagan was shot several times from a passing car while walking home from a pub with...

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NORTHERN IRISH JOURNALIST WINS APPEAL

October 27, 1999 12:00 AM ET

New York, October 27, 1999 -- A Northern Irish journalist does not have to hand over his notes on the 1989 murder of a Belfast lawyer, the province's senior judge ruled today. Ed Moloney, the Northern Ireland editor of the Dublin-based Sunday Tribune, had faced up to five years in...

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