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Free Press Report: China, Egypt Lead World in Jailing Journalists

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A global freedom of press advocacy group says that China and Egypt lead the world in jailing journalists, as Beijing and Cairo attempt to silence dissent and limit stories they view as anti-government. In all, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported (full report at Tuesday that 199 journalists were jailed in 28 countries throughout the world as of December 1, down from 221 a year ago. The New York-based group said China leads the list in the number of...

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