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Time for justice in the killing of Vietnamese-American journalists [CPJ]

[ndlr] Conférence de presse du CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalists) à Washington sur les assassinats non résolus de cinq journalistes vietnamiens aux États-Unis entre 1981 et 1990. Demande de réouverture de l’enquête.

Silenced_CPJ1994New York, May 27, 2016

The Committee to Protect Journalists will call for the cases of five Vietnamese-American journalists who were killed between 1981 and 1990 to be reopened, based on information uncovered by ProPublica and Frontline. The suspected assassinations were the subject of CPJ’s 1994 report, « Silenced, The Unsolved Murders of Immigrant Journalists in the United States. »

CPJ will hold a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on June 1, to call for a new investigation. CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon, CPJ Program Director and Americas Senior Program Coordinator Carlos Lauría, and Tu Nguyen, the son of Nguyen Dam Phong, a publisher and reporter murdered in 1982, will speak at the event. A.C. Thompson, who examined the killings in « Terror in Little Saigon, » a ProPublica/Frontline documentary and Web series, will speak about his reporting. CPJ sent a letter to the Department of Justice calling for action to end impunity in the cases.

WHAT: Press conference on the unsolved murders of five Vietnamese-American journalists.

WHEN: June 1, 2016, noon to 1 P.M.

WHERE: Zenger Room

National Press Club

529 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20045

Source : CPJ