CPJ to release annual census of imprisoned journalists

New York, December 9, 2014The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of imprisoned journalists on December 17, 2014.

CPJ’s census is a comprehensive catalog of journalists worldwide who were in prison as of midnight on December 1, 2014. The numbers are divided by charge, region, and medium of work. The list does not include the numerous journalists who were imprisoned and released during the course of the year. CPJ published its first prison census in 1990.

WHAT: Yearly census of Imprisoned Journalists

WHEN: December 17, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

WHERE: www.cpj.org

Note to editors: Embargoed copies of the report and data are available upon request.


CPJ is a global, independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide

Media contact:

Samantha Libby

Advocacy Officer

Tel: +1 212-300-9032

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