Balancing Act

Joining the club: accession and press freedom Accession to the EU is often described as one of the most effective democracy promotion projects in the world. Countries vying for membership must prove themselves on a range of political and legal criteria that include provisions on standards for human rights, freedom of expression, and press freedom.…

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Journalist Deaths Highest Since 1994

Iraq, Somalia drive the 2007 toll to 65

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Journalists killed in 2007

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

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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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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)

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CPJ: Press Freedom Reports 2000

An Archive of Special Reports from Around the World 2000-2004

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On Assignment: Covering Conflicts Safely

Guide for reporting in hazardous situations.

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Progress Denied

Even with Milosevic in jail, Serbia and Bosnia remain dangerous for the independent press.

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Chokehold on Serbia

CPJ documents Milesovic’s attempts to throttle the independent media. Including breaking news, bulletins, and background. BackgroundText of Serbian Information Law Back to CHOKEHOLD main page

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A Gleam of Home in Bosnia?

Muslim, Serb, and Croat journalists find common ground.

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