ATTACKS ON THE PRESS IN 1997
A Worldwide Survey by the Committee to Protect Journalists

 

Preface 
by Gene Roberts  

Introduction 
by William A. Orme, Jr.  

Index of 117 Country Reports 
    
26 Journalists Murdered in 1997

Complete case histories of journalists killed in the line of duty.

Journalists in Prison in 1997 
Complete case histories of 129 journalists known to be imprisoned around the world as a result of their work, plus 30 cases of journalists whose status was uncertain at the end of the year.

CPJ's Campaign to Free Turkey's Imprisoned Journalists 
CPJ's special report on the press freedom conditions in Turkey.
     CPJ in Turkey: Background and Chronology 
     The genesis of our 1997 mission to Turkey, and a
     day-by-day report of the trip. 

1997 International Press Freedom Awards 

They Take the Risks, Yet We Are Afraid 
by Ted Koppel

Enemies of the Press: The Ten Worst Offenders of 1997 

 
 

AFRICA 
Regional Overview
and Country Reports
 
 
Special Report: 
CPJ's Campaign for the Release
of Christine Anyanwu 
 THE AMERICAS 
Regional Overview
and Country Reports
 
 
Special Reports: 
Mexico's Press Challenges the Status Quo 
by Joel Simon 
Dangerous Profession 
by Jesus Barraza 
ASIA 
Regional Overview
and Country Reports
 

Special Report: 
Press Freedom Under the Dragon: 
Can Hong Kong's Media Still Breathe Fire? 
by A. Lin Neumann 


 CENTRAL EUROPE & 
THE REPUBLICS OF THE 
FORMER SOVIET UNION 
Regional Overview
and Country Reports
  

Special Report: 
Mixed Signals: Press Freedom in 
Armenia and Azerbaijan 
by Nicholas Daniloff 


THE MIDDLE EAST
& NORTH AFRICA
 
Regional Overview
and Country Reports
 

Special Report: 
Jordan Reins in the Press 
by Joel Campagna