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Journalists in Exile: 2007

At least three journalists a month flee their home countries to escape threats of violence, imprisonment, or harassment. By Elisabeth Witchel and Karen Phillips
June 17, 2007 5:01 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, El Salvador, India, Iraq, Ireland, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Turkey

Deadly News

By Mathew Hansen

Hundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments

Dangerous Assignments   |   Canada, Georgia, Mozambique, South Africa

Special Coverage: Mozambique

The Case of Carlos Cardoso

Below is an update of court proceedings, currently under way in Mozambique, in the murder case of journalist Carlos Cardoso, who was killed on November 22, 2000. The proceedings are updated periodically as events occur.

May 1, 2006 8:16 PM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Algeria, Belarus, Denmark, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Syria, Yemen

Drawing Fire

By Ivan Karakashian

A Yemeni editor's decision to reprint cartoons of Muhammad sparks government reprisals. Other cases abound.
May 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Eritrea, Ethiopia, Journalist Assistance, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Exiled Press

Uprooted journalists struggle to keep careers, independent reporting alive.
October 19, 2005 12:00 AM ET

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June 15, 2004 8:19 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Namibia: Undoing Press Freedom

Namibian journalists worry that President Nujoma is tightening his grip on the media.

October 1, 2002 8:17 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Dubai, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland

Mozambique Report: The Murder of Carlos Cardoso

Introduction
In July 2001, a CPJ delegation visited the Mozambican capital, Maputo, to learn more about the murder of journalist Carlos Cardoso, who was gunned down in November 2000. The delegation included board member Clarence Page, a columnist with the Chicago Tribune; CPJ deputy director Joel Simon; Africa -program coordinator Yves Sorokobi; South African -journalist Phillip van Niekerk; and Mozambican journalist Fernando Lima. During their visit, members of the -delegation met with dozens of journalists from print and broadcast media, both state-owned and private, as well as with high-ranking Mozambican government officials. The following account is based on information provided to CPJ during its visit, as well as on subsequent interviews.
May 15, 2002 8:17 PM ET

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