As the world's leaders gather in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, member states will be open to scrutiny. In Iran
, Washington Post
reporter Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned since July 2014. In Egypt
, Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, a Canadian, and Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian, are pardoned but at least 18 other journalists remain in jail. In Burundi
, threats and attacks on journalists covering election violence have forced large numbers into exile. In Turkey
, Iraqi journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool continues to be detained, and in China
, the health of imprisoned journalist Gao Yu is deteriorating.
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