CPJ to release annual report on impunity in murders of journalists

New York, October 1, 2015–CPJ will release its 2015 Global Impunity Index, which tracks countries where journalists are murdered and the killers go unpunished, on October 8, 2015. The index will be released ahead of UNESCO’s International Conference on Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists in San José, Costa Rica, on October 9-10. The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists is November 2, 2015.

WHAT: CPJ’s 2015 Impunity Index

WHEN: October 8, 2015; 12:01 p.m. EST

WHERE: Online at www.cpj.org.


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

Note to Editors:

The Impunity Index will be available in Arabic, English, French, Russian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Advance copies of the report are available upon request.

Media Contacts:

Samantha Libby

Advocacy Officer


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Ashley Parent

Communications Associate


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