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Anadolu Agency's correspondent in the U.S, Bilgin Sasmaz, is taken into custody by police while covering protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri, 20 August 2014

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Climate for press freedom worsens in Missouri, surrounding states

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), ARTICLE 19, IFEX, International Press Institute (IPI)

An already adverse environment for journalists in the Midwestern United States has worsened in the year since President Trump's inauguration, an international group of media watchdogs concluded after traveling to the state of Missouri. The group also met with journalists from Illinois and Wisconsin.

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