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Media owners' reluctance to draw China's disfavor imperils the ability of the Hong Kong and Taiwanese press to play a watchdog role.
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As they look toward the next era of uncertainty, reporters in Afghanistan express a sense of determination to build on what they have achieved.
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A mushrooming blogosphere has challenged the state's media monopoly, drawing a heavy-handed bid to bring the Internet under government control.


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Afghanistan

41Attacks on journalists
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Bangladesh

4 Bloggers arrested
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Burma

1.07%Internet penetration

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China

32 Journalists in prison
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India

136 Days in prison
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Nepal

22 Journalists fled

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Pakistan

5 Killed in 2013
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Philippines

3rd Impunity Index rating
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Sri Lanka

4th Impunity Index ranking

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Thailand

10 Journalists killed since 1992
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Vietnam

18 Jailed journalists

Country reports in this chapter were written and researched by CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz, CPJ Asia Program Research Associate Sumit Galhotra, and Bangkok-based Senior Southeast Asia Representative Shawn W. Crispin.




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