A CPJ Special Report
New York, October 14, 2014– CPJ’s will release a new report, “The Road to Justice: Breaking the Cycle of Impunity in the Killing of Journalists,” to highlight the threat that impunity in journalist murders poses to press freedom today. The report’s launch will mark the first U.N.-recognized International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on November 2.
The report will closely examine climates in which CPJ has recorded the highest rates of anti-press violence and impunity, such as Iraq, Somalia, the Philippines, Mexico, and Russia, as well as countries where journalists have been targeted in disturbing numbers, like Syria.
WHAT: The Road to Justice: Breaking the Cycle of Impunity in the Killing of Journalists.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 12.01 a.m. EDT / 0401 GMT
Note to editors:
Advance copies of the report, and press release are available in Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. Interviews may be arranged prior to launch date.
For social media, CPJ suggests using the hashtags #EndImpunity, and #IDEI.
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