Cover photo: Malaysian policeman keeps an eye on foreign journalists during a news conference held by Inspector Rahim Noor in Kuala Lumpur on September 24, 1998, to discuss the arrest of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. (AP Photo / Ed Wray)

AFRICA

Special Report: Nigeria
Outliving Abacha: Six Journalists' Prison Stories
Introduction by Kakuna Kerina


THE AMERICAS

Special Report: Latin America
Banding Together
by Joel Simon


ASIA

Special Report: Asia
Freedom Takes Hold: ASEAN Journalism in Transition
by A. Lin Neumann


CENTRAL EUROPE AND THE REPUBLICS OF THE
FORMER SOVIET UNION


THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Special Report: Algeria
Siege Mentality: Press Freedom and the Algerian Conflict
by Joel Campagna