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Hundreds of journalists forced into exile in five years since start of US-led invasion of Iraq

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Iraq–19 March 2008

The first-ever detailed report on the plight of Iraqi journalists who have been forced into exile was released by Reporters Without Borders today, the eve of the fifth anniversary of the start of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Most of these journalists fled to Jordan or Syria after receiving threats or surviving murder attempts. Hundreds are trying to live a normal life again in Amman or Damascus, or in some cases in cities in Europe and North America. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 23, 2008 at 8:08 pm