Banned books and other forms of censorship

On the banning of books, censorship and other freedom of access issues

Sunday, December 17, 2006

CPJ reports more journalists imprisoned

The number of imprisoned journalists around the world has increased by nine to 134 over the last year, reports the Committee to Protect Journalists. A growing proportion of these are internet journalists, who now comprise one-third of the total. Print journalists continue to comprise the largest proportion of those imprisoned, with 67 prisoners. Of the 24 nations that imprison journalists, the worst offenders are China, Cuba, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.

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