Nearly two hundred journalists stuck

World December 15, 2015 12:42

- Worldwide, 199 journalists are imprisoned in 28 different countries. A quarter of them are stuck in China. This is evident from the annual report of the organization to Protect Journalists CPJ.

In Egypt and Turkey, the situation dramatically worsened, according to the CPJ. In Egypt are now 23 journalists detained. In 2014 there were twelve. In Turkey, the number doubled from seven to fourteen.

The total number of journalists stuck is decreased slightly compared to the record year 2014. When it came to 221 reporters. " A handful of countries remains the detention of journalists use systematically to silence critics ", according to the CPJ 's mouth.

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