Attacks on the Press in 2011: Working in Peril
This video companion to Attacks on the Press recounts the story of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, who works in one of the world’s most dangerous places. (3:26) Read the Attacks on the Press 2011 country profile on Mexico.
Attacks on the Press in 2011: Pakistani Journalist Speaks Up
Pakistani reporter Umar Cheema speaks out on the climate of impunity that led to his being abducted and brutally assaulted for his work. (4:15) Read the Attacks on the Press 2011 country profile on Pakistan.
Attacks on the Press in 2011: The Year in Photos
Photographers from The Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, and other news outlets documented historic events in 2011, often at great peril. The Year in Photographs: Press Freedom in 2011 features images from the Arab uprisings, South Asia’s armed conflicts, and political repression in the Americas, Africa, and Europe.
Attacks on the Press 2010: Writing Credits
AFRICACountry summaries were researched and written by Africa Advocacy Coordinator Mohamed Keita and east Africa Consultant Tom Rhodes.AMERICASCountry summaries were researched and written by Senior Program Coordinator Carlos Lauría, Research Associate José Barbeito, Washington representative Frank Smyth, and program consultants Mike O’Connor and Claudia Duarte. ASIACountry summaries were researched and written by CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz, Senior Research…
Zardari must address attacks on journalists in Pakistan
New York January 14, 2011–As Asif Ali Zardari visits Washington today, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Pakistani president to address growing anti-press attacks in his country.
CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2010
20th Annual Ceremony and Dinner To benefit the Committee to Protect Journalists Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Grand Ballroom The Waldorf-Astoria New York City We would like to thank all of our supporters and dinner chairman Sir Howard Stringer for a record-setting awards dinner that raised over $1.5 million, allowing CPJ to continue at the forefront…
News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, April 2010 More than 3,500 petition Iran to free journalists, writersAs the leading sponsor of “Our Society Will Be a Free Society,” a joint campaign with 15 other human rights organizations seeking the release of dozens of jailed journalists in Iran, CPJ helped gather more than 3,500 signatures on a…
CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2009
19th Annual Ceremony and Dinner To benefit the Committee to Protect Journalists Tuesday, November 24, 2009 Grand Ballroom The Waldorf-AstoriaNew York City We would like to thank all of our supporters and dinner chair Robert Thomson for a successful event that raised more than $1.3 million for CPJ. Read more about the dinner here and watch…
CPJ honors press freedom leaders
New York, November 25, 2009—The Committee to Protect Journalists honored four journalists with its 2009 International Press Freedom Awards in a ceremony Tuesday night that highlighted impunity in journalist murders, this week’s killings of Philippine journalists, and the Internet’s emerging role in press freedom. Anthony Lewis, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and founding CPJ board…