Record number of jailed journalists for second year, CPJ census finds

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Turkey, China, Egypt continue to top list 

 

New York, December 13, 2017—For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world’s worst jailers–Turkey, China, and Egypt–into improving the bleak climate for press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists