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Record Numberof Journalists in Egyptian Jails


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Record Numberof Journalists in Egyptian Jails

Committee to Protect Journalists

NEW YORK - The number of journalists in Egyptian jails is the highest since the Committee to Protect Journalists began recording data on imprisoned journalists in 1990, according to a new census of imprisoned journalists in Egypt released today. Of the 18 journalists behind bars as of June 1, more than one-third are sentenced to life in prison.

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