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Reports   |   Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, Rwanda, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Uganda

Journalists in exile 2013

Somalis, Syrians flee violence; Iran crackdown deepens

Fifty-five journalists fled their homes in the past year with help from the Committee to Protect Journalists. The most common reason to go into exile was the threat of violence, such as in Somalia and Syria, two of the most deadly countries in the world for the profession. Others fled the threat of prison, especially in Iran, where the government deepened its crackdown ahead of elections. A CPJ special report by Nicole Schilit

Syrians take shelter at a refugee camp near the border with Turkey. (Reuters/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network)

Reports   |   Canada, Eritrea, Sudan

Eritrean Prisoners: Slipping From Sight

By Alexis Arieff

Their jailed colleagues vanishing in secret prisons, exiled Eritrean journalists seek to bring attention.
October 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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Dangerous Assignments   |   Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Italy, Sudan

Eritrea and Ethiopia: War and Words

Two years after the end of a border war between Ethiopia and Eritrea, journalists in both countries are struggling to do their jobs in increasingly repressive environments.
July 2, 2003 8:17 PM ET

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