‘Caught in the middle’: Journalists seeking asylum often stuck in limbo

One journalist had his nephews murdered. Another saw his TV station blown up. A third was badly beaten and imprisoned without charges.

These journalists, from three different countries, all chose to flee their homelands. Exile was the only option to escape the persecution they faced for reporting on controversial issues.

Find out how forced exile is deployed to silence critical voices and destroy press freedom, in this article I wrote for the Columbia Journalism Review.

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