* Based on CPJ's annual census
Journalists Killed in 2012
Journalists in Exile, 2007-12
Journalists Killed Since 1992
Imprisoned on December 1, 2012
Unsolved Journalist Murders Since 1992
Missing as of December 31, 2012
Country reports in this chapter were written and researched by CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz, Senior Research Associate Madeline Earp, and Bangkok-based Senior Southeast Asia Representative Shawn W. Crispin.
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