Journalists Exiled

404 Journalists Forced Into Exile Since 2009
Cases assisted from June 1, 2009, through May 31, 2014.

Top Countries from Which They Flee
76 Iran
44 Syria
42 Somalia
41 Ethiopia
29 Eritrea
18 Cuba
15 Pakistan
14 Sri Lanka
11 Rwanda
10 Gambia

Top Countries to Which They Go
77 U.S.
50 Kenya
41 Turkey
26 France
26 Uganda
15 Sweden
11 Norway
9 Sudan
9 U.K.
9 Ethiopia
8 Lebanon

Exile by Region
165 Africa
147 Middle East & North Africa
43 Asia
39 Americas
10 Europe & Central Asia

Reasons for Exile
50% Threat of Imprisonment
50% Threat of Violence
17% Imprisonment
11% Violence
22% Harassment

Able to Work as Journalist in Exile
21% Continue Working in Exile

Able to Return Home
5% Able to Return Home