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China, Egypt imprison record numbers of journalists

December 15, 2015 12:01 AM ET

Egypt is second only to China as the world’s worst jailer of journalists in 2015. Worldwide, the number of journalists behind bars for their work declined moderately during the year, but a handful of countries continue to use systematic imprisonment to silence criticism. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser...

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Journalists in exile 2011: Iran, Cuba drive out critics

June 20, 2011 12:04 AM ET

Two of the world’s most repressive nations each forced at least 18 journalists to flee their homes in the past year. In exile, these journalists face enormous challenges. A CPJ special report by Elisabeth Witchel....

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Journalists Missing

February 12, 2008 12:00 AM ET

CPJ research indicates that the following journalists have disappeared while doing their work. Although some of them are feared dead, no bodies have been found, and they are therefore not classified as "Killed." If a journalist disappeared after being held in government custody, CPJ classifies him or her as "Imprisoned"...

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Backsliders: The 10 countries where press freedom has most deteriorated

May 1, 2007 2:10 AM ET

New York, May 2, 2007--Three nations in sub-Saharan Africa are among the places worldwide where press freedom has deteriorated the most over the last five years, a new analysis by the Committee to Protect Journalists has found. Ethiopia, where the government launched a massive crackdown on the private press by...

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The Press and the War on Terrorism: New Dangers and New Restrictions

May 5, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Edited transcript of remarks, 5/5/04 Carnegie Council Conversation (Merrill House, New York City)....

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Gallery of Absurd Press Laws and Rulings

November 2, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Research by Edith Tsouri. Illustrations by Béatrice Coron....

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