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Detained Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted by police as they leave after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, in August. Myanmar's top court rejected their appeal Tuesday, letting their seven-year prison term stand. Ann Wang/Reuters hide caption

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Journalists light candles in Siliguri, India, on May 3, during a vigil for Afghan journalists who were killed in a targeted suicide bombing in Kabul on April 30. Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters holds placards during a rally last week to pay tribute to murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova at the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) square in Bratislava. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police remove a protester during a pro-democracy rally early on July 2 in Hong Kong. Frustration is growing over the influence of Beijing on the city and its press. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Violence And Other Threats Raise Press Freedom Fears In Hong Kong

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From 'Morning Edition': Attorney Gen. Eric Holder talks with NPR's Carrie Johnson

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