CPJ to release report on press freedom in Kenya

July 8, 2015 11:57 AM ET

New York, July 8, 2015-Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists will release a special report, "Broken promises: How Kenya is failing to uphold its commitment to a free press," on July 15, 2015.

The report examines the deteriorating climate for press freedom at a crucial time for continued development of Kenya's democracy, economy, and security.

WHAT: "Broken promises: How Kenya is failing to uphold its commitment to a free press"

WHEN: July 15, 2015

Online publication: 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time/0401 GMT

WHERE: Online at: www.cpj.org

Press conference: 9:30 a.m. East Africa Time/0630 GMT, in the Frangipani room, Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

Note to editors:

Advance copies of the report are available in English on request.

For social media, CPJ suggests using the hashtag #Kenya

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