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Journalists in prison in 2004: Four nations stand out

February 3, 2005 12:00 AM ET

New York, February 3, 2005--Four countries with long records of press repression--China, Cuba, Eritrea, and Burma--account for more than three-quarters of the journalists imprisoned around the world, a new analysis by the Committee to Protect Journalists has found....

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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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