Saturday, May 05, 2007

Ethiopia leads CPJ's dishonor roll

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.

Backsliders (CPJ) May 2, 2007