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A portrait of Chinese journalist Gao Yu is displayed by a protester in front of the national emblem of China during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong

China Holds One-Fourth of the Imprisoned Journalists Worldwide


This year, the total number of imprisoned journalists in the world is 199 and a quarter of them are in China. Daily Mail reports, currently China has imprisoned 49 journalists. This is a record high since the Committee to Protect Journalists started the annual report in 1990.

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