Journalists from Brazil, India, Nicaragua, and Tanzania will be honored with CPJ's 2019 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists--reporter Patrícia Campos Mello, freelance reporter Neha Dixit, broadcast journalists Lucía Pineda Ubau and Miguel Mora, and freedom of expression champion Maxence Melo Mubyazi--have faced online harassment, legal and physical threats, and imprisonment in connection with their work. CPJ will honor Pakistani journalist Zaffar Abbas, editor of Dawn newspaper, with the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award.
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The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders urge Haitian authorities to take steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists, and communicate the results to the public in a timely manner.