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Number of Jailed Journalists Spikes to a New Global Record

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published their annual prison census, showing a spike in the the number of journalists jailed around the world.

The report’s findings showed a new global high, overtaking last year’s number by 20%, also finding that the top five jailers of journalists are Iran, China, Myanmar, Turkey and Belarus.

You can read the CPJ’s full report on the crisis here.

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