|Arrests in 2020||139|
|Arrests in 2019||9|
|Arrests in 2018||11|
|Arrests in 2017||38|
|Journalists still facing charges as of Aug. 2017||3|
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Journalists arrested and taken into custody and/or charged with a crime. Journalists who are still facing charges as of August 2, 2017 are included in this category even if the charges were filed in a previous year.