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A home for exiled journalists

May 3rd marks World Press Freedom Day. It is a day in recognition of the work done by journalists in countries where there is little or no press freedom. Many journalists are forced to flee their home countries out of fear of persecution. In Paris, we visited La Maison des journalistes or The House of Journalists, which was created as a safe haven for exiled reporters.

By Sylvain ROUSSEAU

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2014-08-19 military

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