AFP and the Guardian were among the mayor news outlets that covered the release of CPJ’s 2011 Exile Report. The report, released on June 20, documents how nearly 70 journalists were forced into exile over the past 12 months, with more than half coming from Iran and Cuba.
Assistant Advocacy Director Magnus Ag is a New York-based human rights advocate and journalist. Prior to joining CPJ in 2010, Ag worked as head of section in the Danish Ministry for Science, Technology, and Innovation. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen. He speaks English, Danish, and Norwegian. Contact him here or follow him on Twitter @AgMagnus.