committee to protect journalists

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Ten years ago this week, U.S. and British troops took control of Baghdad. A tank crew helped Iraqis pull down an enormous bronze statue of Saddam Hussein in the center of the capital. The toppling became a symbol of victory over the dictator’s regime.

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May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. The annual celebration began with a proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993.