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Journalists die at high rates while covering protests in the Arab world and elsewhere. Photographers and freelancers appear vulnerable. Pakistan is again the deadliest nation. A CPJ special report

In Egypt, protesters demanding democratic change gather in Tahrir Square. (AFP)

Journalist Deaths Hit Decade Peak
Half in Iraq; record number in Somalia

This Colombian warlord cultivates journalists. He also murders them. For Carlos Castaño, it's all about image.
CPJ Names 10 Enemies of the Press on World Press Freedom Day
Dangerous Assignments
Dangerous Assignments

CPJ's 1995 report surveys 101 countries


The bullet-ridden wall pictured on the cover is a detail from a photograph taken in Somalia by American photojournalist Dan Eldon of Reuters. Eldon, Associated Press photojournalist Hansi Krauss, and Reuter colleagues Hosea Maina and Anthony Macharia were murdered in July 1993 by a Somali crowd angered by the death of 50 countrymen in an air raid on Gen. Mohamed Farah Aidid's command post. Reuters/Dan Eldon
Africa
  • For the third consecutive year, Ethiopia held more journalists in jail--31 at year's end--than any other country in Africa. Most were detained without charges.

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Killed in Peru

8 journalists killed since 1992

8 journalists murdered

6 murdered with impunity

Attacks on the Press 2012

2 Journalists convicted on criminal defamation charges.

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Critics Are Not Criminals: Campaign Against the Criminalization of Speech
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