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Iran Forces Journalists to Flee


Committee to Protect Journalists screen shot, 2011

Committee to Protect Journalists screen shot, 2011

Iran topped the list of countries driving journalists into exile for the second consecutive year as the government continued an assault on free expression that began with the disputed 2009 election, CPJ reports.

CPJ's 2010 survey found at least 29 Iranian editors, reporters, and photographers had fled into exile; the country's total exodus over the last decade is 66, behind only Ethiopia and Somalia.

The full report is here.
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