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Reporters Without Borders Annual Report 2006 - Poland

Publisher Reporters Without Borders
Publication Date 3 May 2006
Cite as Reporters Without Borders, Reporters Without Borders Annual Report 2006 - Poland, 3 May 2006, available at: [accessed 19 November 2017]
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Poland was the European Union member-state that least respected press freedom in 2005. One journalist was heavily fined for writing an "offensive" article about the pope, which is against the law. An investigative journalist with the satirical weekly Nie faced between three months and five years in prison for refusing to reveal his sources. His computer hard-drive was confiscated in June, preventing him from working.

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