Half of press freedom honorees in jail

On November 20, CPJ honored four courageous journalists who have risked their lives to report on the realities of their regions.  Two of the awardees, Dhondup Wangchen and Azimjon Askarov, serving terms in prison, were both unable to receive their awards at the dinner this year.
Bloomberg’s coverage of CPJ’s International Press Freedom Awards highlights the high record of imprisoned journalists around the world.

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