highlights high number of journalist arrests

CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon spoke extensively to‘s Tom Watkins about the huge number of journalists imprisoned for their work around the globe. The piece comes at a time when two high profile cases–that of Roxana Saberi in Iran, and Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea–have put the spotlight on jailed journalists. Read the full article, “Journalist arrests not rare, advocates say,” online here.