Global Campaign Against Impunity

Global Campaign Against Impunity


Murder is the ultimate form of censorship. Hundreds of journalists are murdered, [Link to Murdered page as now] but the killers go free in nearly nine out of 10 cases. CPJ is waging a global campaign to combat impunity. Join us. Raise your voice. Speak out for justice.

Spotlight

Where journalist murders go unpunished

Iraq

Unsolved Murders: 100

Population: 32.6 million

Rank: 1

Somalia

Unsolved Murders: 26

Population: 10.2 million

Rank: 2

The Philippines

Unsolved Murders: 51

Population: 96.7 million

Rank: 3

Sri Lanka

Unsolved Murders: 9

Population: 20.3 million

Rank: 4

Syria

Unsolved Murders: 7

Population: 22.4 million

Rank: 5

Afghanistan

Unsolved Murders: 5

Population: 29.8 million

Rank: 6

Mexico

Unsolved Murders: 16

Population: 120.8 million

Rank: 7

Colombia

Unsolved Murders: 6

Population: 47.7 million

Rank: 8

Pakistan

Unsolved Murders: 22

Population: 179.2 million

Rank: 9

Russia

Unsolved Murders: 14

Population: 143.5 million

Rank: 10

Brazil

Unsolved Murders: 9

Population: 198.7 million

Rank: 11

Nigeria

Unsolved Murders: 5

Population: 168.8 million

Rank: 12

India

Unsolved Murders: 7

Population: 1,237 million

Rank: 13

CPJ's 2014 Impunity Index | Languages: Français | Español | Português | العربية


What We Do

We investigate journalist murders, publicize law enforcement failures, advocate for justice, and provide support for the families of victims. Details »

Impunity Index

From Brazil to Pakistan, Russia to India, CPJ names the 12 countries where journalists are regularly murdered and the killers go unpunished. Details »



Resource Center

Look here for resources and contact information for organizations working to combat impunity in crimes against journalists. Details »

Get Involved

You can make a difference in several ways. Add your voice to those seeking justice. Provide us with leads and information. Details »



Raise Your Voice

706 journalists murdered worldwide since 1992

620 journalists murdered with impunity
Campaign Coordinator

María Salazar-Ferro
msalazar@cpj.org
Tel: 212-465-1004, ext. 118
Fax: 212-465-9568
330 7th Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY, 10001 USA

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