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Turkey's crackdown propels number of journalists in jail worldwide to record high

December 13, 2016 12:00 AM ET

At least 81 journalists are imprisoned in Turkey, all of them facing anti-state charges, in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown that has included the shuttering of more than 100 news outlets. The 259 journalists in jail worldwide is the highest number recorded since 1990. A CPJ special report by...

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China, Egypt imprison record numbers of journalists

December 15, 2015 12:01 AM ET

Egypt is second only to China as the world’s worst jailer of journalists in 2015. Worldwide, the number of journalists behind bars for their work declined moderately during the year, but a handful of countries continue to use systematic imprisonment to silence criticism. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser...

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10 Most Censored Countries

May 2, 2012 3:00 PM ET

See updated list of 10 Most Censored Countries at https://cpj.org/2015/04/10-most-censored-countries.php. CPJ's new analysis identifies Eritrea, North Korea, Syria, Iran as worst...

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10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

CPJ names the worst online oppressors. Booming online cultures in many Asian and Middle Eastern nations have led to aggressive government repression. Burma leads the dishonor roll....

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Audio Report: Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

In our special report, “10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger,” CPJ names the world’s leading online oppressors. Here, Deputy Director Robert Mahoney explains why CPJ undertook this report and how it arrived at its conclusions. Listen to the mp3 on the player above, or right click here to...

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Journalists killed in 2006

December 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Majority are murdered; worldwide death toll rises...

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10 Most Censored Countries

May 2, 2006 1:50 AM ET

See updated list of 10 Most Censored Countries at https://cpj.org/2015/04/10-most-censored-countries.php. North Korea tops CPJ's list of "10 Most Censored Countries"...

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World's Worst Places to Be a Journalist

May 3, 2004 10:20 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is again marking World Press Freedom Day, Monday, May 3, by naming the World’s Worst Places to Be a Journalist. The list of 10 places represents the full range of current threats to press freedom....

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The Sound of Silence

July 2, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Uzbekistan has one of the strictest censorship regimes in the world, as the author learned when she launched her journalism career in Tashkent....

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Justice Delayed

November 3, 2000 8:17 PM ET

The UN and the Indonesian government both think they know who killed two journalists in East Timor last year. So why aren't the suspects on trial?...

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