Browsing All posts tagged under »Political assasinations«

Anna Politkovskaya murder suspects found not guilty

February 19, 2009


19 February 2009 By Dominic Ponsford Press Gazette A Moscow jury has acquitted three men charged with the killing of journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya. The campaigning journalist for Novaya Gazeta was shot dead outside her Moscow flat in 2006 in a contract-style killing. She had a history of exposing atrocities perpetrated in Chechnya […]

Director of a Community Radio Station in Paraguay Killed

February 18, 2009


(IFJ/IFEX) – The following is a translation of a 13 February 2009 IFJ media release: The IFJ condemns the 12 January 2009 assassination of Martín Ocampos Páez, director of the Hugua Ñandu FM community radio station. At the time of his assassination, Ocampos Páez was in his home in the Concepción area of eastern Paraguay. […]