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Journalists in Exile: 2007

June 17, 2007 5:01 PM ET

At least three journalists a month flee their home countries to escape threats of violence, imprisonment, or harassment. By Elisabeth Witchel and Karen Phillips...

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Covering the New War

December 21, 2001 8:17 PM ET

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Enemies of the Press 2001

May 3, 2001 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Names 10 Enemies of the Press on World Press Freedom Day...

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New Hope for Press Freedom in Africa?

August 25, 2000 8:17 PM ET

Local leaders join global condemnation of Liberia for jailing Channel Four team...

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Pulling the Plugs on Liberia

May 16, 2000 8:17 PM ET

Charles Taylor, the former warlord who rules Liberia, has little tolerance for "anti-patriotic" media...

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African Journalists Strategize at WAJA Conference

July 2, 1998 8:17 PM ET

For some delegates, just getting to the West African Journalists Association (WAJA) regional conference in Dakar, Senegal, was an impressive achievement. While his colleagues used more conventional modes of transportation, Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) president Frank Kposowa navigated his way out of the country by night in a...

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An Interview With Alex Redd

July 2, 1998 8:17 PM ET

Liberian broadcast journalist Alex Redd became the focus of international attention late last year when he was kidnapped and tortured by state security forces for attempting to investigate and report on the murder of political opposition leader Samuel Dokie, his wife, and two family members. Upon release, Redd was arrested...

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