CPJ to release annual report on impunity in murders of journalists

New York, October 20, 2016–The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report, “Getting Away With Murder – 2016 Global Impunity Index,” on October 27.

The index, published annually to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on November 2, spotlights countries where journalists are murdered and their killers go unpunished. The report will be launched at the United Nations headquarters in New York ahead of a panel discussion on journalists’ safety and combatting impunity.

WHAT: Release of “Getting Away With Murder – 2016 Global Impunity Index”

WHEN: October 27, 2016, 8 a.m. EDT

WHERE: United Nations headquarters, New York, and online at https://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:

Kerry Paterson

Senior Advocacy and Communications Officer

[email protected]

+1 (212) 300-9031

Mehdi Rahmati

Communications Associate

[email protected]

+1 (212) 300-9032