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eyes being drawn on blank faces in this image titled “Providing your eyesight is the media’s sacred duty.” The cartoonist, who received threats for his work, disappeared in 2010 on his way home from work.

Drawing the line: Cartoonists under threat

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 the world—who are being imprisoned,…

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Journalists in Exile: 243 forced to leave their homelands since 2001

At least three journalists a month flee their home countries to escape threats of violence, imprisonment, or harassment.

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Journalists in Exile: Statistics

JOURNALISTS IN EXILE A STATISTICAL PROFILE July 2001 – June 2007 Total who went into exile in this period

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Journalists in Exile: 2007

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

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

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

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

Uprooted journalists struggle to keep careers, independent reporting alive.

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Defamation in Latin America: A CPJ Primer

Criminal defamation cases and news documented by CPJ

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

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

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