"In life, we only encounter the injustices we were meant to correct."
-Igari Toshiro, ex-prosecutor, leading lawyer in the anti-organized crime movement in Japan (1949-2010)
Igari Toshiro was my lawyer,
my mentor, and my friend. In the sixteen years I've been covering organized
On February 16, CPJ held an ambitious international launch of our annual report Attacks on the Press. We coordinated events in six cities on four continents in order to expand the reach of our international headlines while also focusing on specific issues in each region. So how did we do?
“The e-mail came in at 8.48 p.m.,” Philippine journalist Maria
Ressa told a hushed audience at CPJ’s panel discussion, Press Freedom: On the Frontlines and
Online, this morning at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in
Katsuya Fujimoto and Shuichi Yutaka, the general secretary
and the president of Shinbun Roren, the Japan Federation of Newspaper Workers’
Unions, sit at a table in their office in
dissident who writes about rights abuses is ending an involuntary exile in
Feng Zhenghu has
booked a flight departing
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