More than 80 journalists flee their home countries in the last year. Iraq and Somalia are the hardest hit. By Elisbeth Witchel and Karen Phillips
Dangerous Assignments | Afghanistan, Botswana, Canada, Colombia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Haiti, Iran, Journalist Assistance, Kenya, Liberia, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Dangerous Assignments | Afghanistan, China, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Morocco, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe
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