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Balancing Act

September 29, 2015 4:00 AM ET

Press freedom at risk as EU struggles to match action with values The European Union strives to be a global leader in press freedom but faces challenges from member states that have criminal defamation and blasphemy laws, and have introduced counterterrorism measures, including mass surveillance. The EU has made press...

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Balancing Act

September 29, 2015 4:00 AM ET

Summary The European Union describes itself as a model for press freedom and an exemplary global power. Although many of its 28 member states feature at the top of international press freedom rankings, there are significant challenges that undermine press freedom and new threats are emerging....

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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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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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Turkey: Nationalism and the Press

March 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Robert Mahoney As Turkish nationalist resist European tilt, free expression is a victim....

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Yemen: Attacks, Censorship, and Dirty Tricks

March 9, 2006 12:00 AM ET

SANA'A, Yemen -- Newspaper editor Jamal Amer arrived home just before dawn last August 23 after closing the latest edition of his independent weekly, Al-Wasat. A shout pierced the morning calm as Amer got out of his car, and, within moments, a man in a military jacket and traditional head...

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Journalists in prison, 2004

December 31, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Around the world, 122 journalists were in prison at the end of 2004 for practicing their profession, 16 fewer than the year before. International advocacy campaigns, including those waged by the Committee to Protect Journalists, helped win the early release of a number of imprisoned journalists, notably six independent writers...

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Under Threat

May 17, 2004 8:17 PM ET

Iraqi journalists frequently face hazardous conditions on the job. By Joel Campagna and Hani Sabra...

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Iran: Press Freedom Fact Sheet

November 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Understanding the players and institutions involved in the struggle for press freedom in Iran...

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Hostage to the News

September 18, 2000 8:17 PM ET

Der Spiegel's man in Jolo recalls his stint as a hostage of Commander Rat...

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