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Top Ten countries where press freedom has deteriorated Print E-mail
Written by CyberEthiopia   
Tuesday, 08 May 2007
 
New York, May 2, 2007—Three nations in sub-Saharan Africa are among the places worldwide where press freedom has deteriorated the most over the last five years, a new analysis by the Committee to Protect Journalists has found. Ethiopia, where the government launched a massive crackdown on the private press by shutting newspapers and jailing editors, leads CPJ’s dishonor roll. The African nations of the Gambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo join RussiaCuba among the world’s worst “backsliders” on press freedom
 
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