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Journalists killed in Kosovo since 1992

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Two journalists in Kosovo receive death threats

April 13, 2017 5:03 PM ET

New York, April 13, 2017--Police in Kosovo should thoroughly and swiftly investigate death threats against Arbana Xharra and Musa Mustafa and ensure the safety of the two investigative journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Head of public broadcaster attacked, threatened in Kosovo

August 30, 2016 5:31 PM ET

New York, August 30, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned an attack late on August 28 on Mentor Shala, the director of Radio Television of Kosovo, or RTK, and calls on authorities to protect him in light of continuing threats to his life. A radical activist group claimed responsibility...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Europe and Central Asia Developments

February 16, 2010 12:00 AM ET

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Kosovo must probe death threats against BIRN staff

June 17, 2009 2:32 PM ET

Dear Prime Minister Thaci: As an independent, nonpartisan organization defending press freedom worldwide, the Committee to Protect Journalists urges you to publicly condemn and thoroughly investigate a recent wave of threats against Jeta Xharra, head of the Kosovo office of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), and her colleagues.

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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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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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Attacks on the Press 2005: Europe & Central Asia Snapshots

February 16, 2006 11:33 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

January 10, 2006 10:02 AM ET

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Europe and Central Asia Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:54 AM ET

Overview by Alex Lupis Authoriatarian rulers strengthened their hold on power in many former Soviet republics in 2004. Their secretive, centralized governments aggressively suppressed all forms of independent activity, from journalism and human rights monitoring to religious activism and political opposition....

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Progress Denied

June 1, 2002 8:17 PM ET

Even with Milosevic in jail, Serbia and Bosnia remain dangerous for the independent press....

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