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Legacy of Rwanda genocide includes media restrictions, self-censorship

December 8, 2014 12:01 AM ET

Twenty years after massacres, Rwanda stable but its media restricted The Rwandan government has taken great strides in bringing stability to the country since the 1994 genocide that claimed 800,000 lives, but moves to allow greater press freedom have been slow. While government control of the media has loosened, many...

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Journalists in exile 2013

June 19, 2013 12:00 AM ET

Somalis, Syrians flee violence; Iran crackdown deepens Fifty-five journalists fled their homes in the past year with help from the Committee to Protect Journalists. The most common reason to go into exile was the threat of violence, such as in Somalia and Syria, two of the most deadly countries in...

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Journalists in exile 2012

June 19, 2012 12:01 AM ET

Crisis in East Africa Fifty-seven journalists fled their country in the past year, with Somalia sending the greatest number into exile. Journalists also fled Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Rwanda--mostly for Kenya and Uganda. Exiles in East Africa must grapple with poverty and fear. A CPJ special report by María Salazar-Ferro...

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Imprisonments jump worldwide, and Iran is worst

December 8, 2011 12:01 AM ET

Stark regional differences are seen as jailings grow significantly in the Middle East and North Africa. Dozens of journalists are held without charge, many in secret prisons. A CPJ special report...

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As bombings spread, Pakistan deadliest nation

December 15, 2010 12:01 AM ET

At least 42 journalists are killed in 2010 as two trends emerge. Suicide attacks and violent street protests cause an unusually high proportion of deaths. And online journalists are increasingly prominent among the victims. A CPJ special report...

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Journalists in Exile: 2008

June 18, 2008 12:00 PM ET

More than 80 journalists flee their home countries in the last year. Iraq and Somalia are the hardest hit. By Elisbeth Witchel and Karen Phillips...

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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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Journalist Deaths Highest Since 1994

December 18, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Iraq, Somalia drive the 2007 toll to 65...

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Journalists killed in 2007

December 18, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Journalist Deaths Hit Decade Peak Half in Iraq; record number in Somalia...

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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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