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Turkey Tops List Of Countries Where Journalists Are Persecuted and Imprisoned

A U.S.-based human rights organization is blasting Turkey for topping the list [1] of countries where journalists are persecuted and imprisoned. The Committee to Protect Journalists also identified Iran and China as among those keeping behind bars a global total of 232 writers, editors, and photojournalists. The group reserved specific disapprobation for Ankara, which currently imprisons 49 journalists, many of them reporters and editors from Kurdish outlets.