highlights high number of journalist arrests

April 21, 2009 10:11 AM ET

CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon spoke extensively to's Tom Watkins about the huge number of journalists imprisoned for their work around the globe. The piece comes at a time when two high profile cases--that of Roxana Saberi in Iran, and Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea--have put the spotlight on jailed journalists. Read the full article, "Journalist arrests not rare, advocates say," online here.

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