December 2012 Archives

CPJ has been monitoring South Sudan's commitment to freedom of expression and free press since the country gained independence in 2011.  This month, CPJ called for investigation into the death of an online reporter, Isaiah Diing Abraham Chan Awuol.

Reuters UK quotes CPJ East Africa Consultant, Tom Rhodes, on the press freedom climate in the country.  

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In a December 2 letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, CPJ expressed grave alarm over Israeli airstrikes targeting individual journalists and media facilities in the Gaza Strip between November 18 and 20.

According to Agence France Presse's reporting, Netanyahu's spokesman, Mark Regev, plans to respond to CPJ's letter via Israel's US ambassador.

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