New York, December 8, 2020–The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of journalists imprisoned worldwide on December 15, 2020.
The census lists journalists jailed as of midnight on December 1, 2020, and indicates the country where held, charge, and medium of work in each case. The census does not include the many journalists who were imprisoned during the year but released prior to December 1.
WHAT: Yearly census of imprisoned journalists
WHEN: December 15, 2020, 12:01 a.m. EST
CPJ is an independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide
Note to Editors:
Advance copies of the report and data are available upon request. To request a copy please contact [email protected]. CPJ experts are also available for interviews.
CPJ’s report is available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.