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Drawing the line: Cartoonists under threat

May 19, 2015 12:01 AM ET

On January 7, two gunmen burst into the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing eight journalists and bringing into focus the risks cartoonists face. But with the ability of their work to transcend borders and languages, and to simplify complex political situations, the threats faced by cartoonists around...

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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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Deadly News

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Mathew HansenHundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments...

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Special Coverage: Mozambique

May 1, 2006 8:16 PM ET

The Case of Carlos CardosoBelow is an update of court proceedings, currently under way in Mozambique, in the murder case of journalist Carlos Cardoso, who was killed on November 22, 2000. The proceedings are updated periodically as events occur....

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Drawing Fire

May 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Ivan KarakashianA Yemeni editor's decision to reprint cartoons of Muhammad sparks government reprisals. Other cases abound....

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Zimbabwe's Exiled Press

October 19, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Uprooted journalists struggle to keep careers, independent reporting alive....

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Defamation in Latin America: A CPJ Primer

June 15, 2004 8:19 PM ET

Criminal defamation cases and news documented by CPJ...

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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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Namibia: Undoing Press Freedom

October 1, 2002 8:17 PM ET

Namibian journalists worry that President Nujoma is tightening his grip on the media....

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Zimbabwe Special Report: On a Rampage

July 11, 2002 8:17 PM ET

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