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YEAR END Jailed journalist numbers at record high BY NINIAN CARTER The number of journalists jailed globally hit a new high in 2020 as governments cracked down on coverage of Covid-19 or political unrest, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The number of journalists in prison around the world this year has reached a record high of 274 (as of Dec 1, 2020), up from around 250 in 2019.Political unease and protests, mostly fuelled by the coronavirus pandemic, were the cause of many arrests in 2020 – the most being made in China, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.The report lay …
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