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Reports   |   Afghanistan, Brazil, India, Iraq, Libya, Mexico, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, Yemen

Journalist killings ease from record highs as murders down, combat deaths up

Deadly violence against the media eased in 2016 from recent record levels as the number of journalists singled out for murder declined. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser and Elisabeth Witchel

Osama Jumaa, a photographer and video journalist, was killed while covering the aftermath of a bombardment in Syria. (Images Live)

Reports   |   Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Somalia, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Vietnam, Yemen

For journalists, coverage of political unrest proves deadly

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)

Reports   |   Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Burundi, China, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, India, Iran, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Ivory Coast, Journalist Assistance, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Morocco, Myanmar, Rwanda, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen

Imprisonments jump worldwide, and Iran is worst

Stark regional differences are seen as jailings grow significantly in the Middle East and North Africa. Dozens of journalists are held without charge, many in secret prisons. A CPJ special report

Journalists reporting on protests and civil unrest face a rising threat of detention. Here, Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian journalist. (Reuters)


Reports   |   Colombia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Libya, Pakistan

The silencing crime: Sexual violence and journalists

Few cases of sexual assault against journalists have ever been documented, a product of powerful cultural and professional stigmas. But now dozens of journalists are coming forward to say they have been sexually abused in the course of their work. A CPJ special report by Lauren Wolfe

Chaotic public events are often the setting for sexual abuse of journalists. CBS correspondent Lara Logan was assaulted at this political demonstration in Cairo. (AP/Khalil Hamra)

Reports   |   Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Multimedia

The Forgotten Man: Audio Slide Show

Al-Ahram editor Reda Helal disappeared. Now all memory of him may vanish too.

October 17, 2007 8:47 PM ET

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Reports   |   Egypt, Iraq, Libya

The Forgotten Man: CPJ Special Report

Reda Helal vanished in central Cairo four years ago. Now, even the memory of the prominent state editor has nearly disappeared. Why have the government and the press ignored his case?
October 17, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Belarus, China, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, France, Guinea, Libya, Myanmar, Spain, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

10 Most Censored Countries

See updated list of 10 Most Censored Countries at https://cpj.org/2015/04/10-most-censored-countries.php.

North Korea tops CPJ's list of "10 Most Censored Countries"

May 2, 2006 1:50 AM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Afghanistan, Algeria, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar, Tunisia, Yemen

Between Two Worlds

Qatar's Al-Jazeera satellite channel faces conflicting expectations
October 15, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Libya, Venezuela

Venezuela Briefing: Radio Chávez

Populism meets the press as Venezuela's brash new president takes to the airwaves.
February 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

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Dangerous Assignments   |   Germany, Libya, Philippines

Hostage to the News

Der Spiegel's man in Jolo recalls his stint as a hostage of Commander Rat
September 18, 2000 8:17 PM ET

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