Attacks on the Press in 2007

Attacks on the Press 2007: Yemen

February 5, 2008 10:11 AM ET

YEMEN Journalists covering a rebel insurgency and government corruption were subjected to a frightening array of violent attacks and politically motivated court cases. Threats against independent journalists continued at an alarming rate, taking on an almost routine air. Perpetrators, for the most part, went unpunished. Since 2004, the government has...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Zimbabwe

February 5, 2008 10:10 AM ET

It's the vacuum that illustrates the problem--all of the reporters who have fled, the news outlets that have closed, the stories that have gone unreported. Seven years of government intimidation and deteriorating economic conditions have prompted a steady flow of Zimbabwean journalists to leave the country. CPJ has documented at...

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