Exile by Region
|34||Middle East & North Africa|
|1||Europe & Central Asia|
Reasons for Exile*
|40%||Threat of Imprisonment|
|53%||Threat of Violence|
All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. *May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.
Able to Work as Journalist in Exile
|17%||Continue Working in Exile|
Able to Return Home
|4%||Able to Return Home|
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