Attacks on the Press
in 1995

A Worldwide Survey
by the Committee to Protect Journalists


March 1996
Internet Edition





About this edition: In addition to the essays found in this Internet edition, there are more than 700 accounts of attacks on the press (each investigated by CPJ), which are available at CPJ's Website and in the print edition. To order the print edition of Attacks on the Press in 1995, call (212) 465-1004 x350 or send e-mail.

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Table of Contents


Preface
by Roger Rosenblatt

Executive Summary

Introduction
by William A. Orme, Jr.

Journalists Killed in Past 10 Years

AFRICA
by Kakuna Kerina

THE AMERICAS
by Ana Arana

ASIA
by Vikram Parekh

CENTRAL EUROPE AND THE REPUBLICS OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
by David Satter

THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
by Avner Gidron

Homophobic Attacks on the Press: Special Report
"Double Jeopardy: Homophobic Attacks on the Press"
by Masha Gessen

Journalists in Jail
A record 182 Cases of Reporters Imprisoned Around the World

The Death Toll
51 confirmed cases of journalists killed in the line of duty in 1995

1995 International Press Freedom Awards

How to Report an Attack on the Press