Said Abdelkader

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2002 prison census: 139 journalists jailed

December 3, 2002 7:01 PM ET

There were 139 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2002 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 118 journalists were in jail. An analysis of...

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2001 prison census: 118 journalists jailed

March 26, 2002 1:19 PM ET

There were 118 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2001 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 81 journalists were in jail, and represents a return...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Eritrea

March 26, 2002 12:07 PM ET

ERITREA The Eritrean government banned the entire independent press last year, as part of a crackdown on political dissent in the tiny Red Sea nation. In early August, a dozen senior officials and other members of the ruling elite...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Journalists in Prison

March 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

There were 118 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2001 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 81 journalists were in jail, and represents a return...

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Government tightens noose on independent press

December 3, 2001 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply troubled by your government's ongoing crackdown on the independent press in Eritrea. According to our research, all the country's independent newspapers have now been shut down. Eleven journalists are currently jailed without charges, while the whereabouts of three others are unknown.

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Journalist abducted by security forces, many others still missing

August 6, 2001 12:00 PM ET

The fate of a dozen journalists remains unclear. New York, August 6—The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the safety of Mattewos Habteab, editor-in-chief of the private Tigrigna-language MeQaleh newspaper, who sources believe is being forced to...

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CPJ asks Justice Minister to clarify whereabouts of 15 journalists

June 7, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 7, 2001 - The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today issued a letter of inquiry to Eritrean Minister of Justice Foazia Hashim, expressing concern about the welfare of 15 journalists who are alleged either to be in...

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