Journalist Assistance

Journalist Assistance

CPJ’s Journalist Assistance Program provides direct assistance to journalists at risk and their families all around the world.


In Ethiopia, choice of life in exile or jail

As the Ethiopian government cracks down on independent media, more than 30 journalists go into exile. During a joint mission to meet those who had fled and determine how best to help them, the Committee to Protect Journalists finds that for many, the fear that drove them to leave behind families, homes, and a steady income remains long after they have crossed the border.
Journalist Assistance
Ethiopia: 17 journalists in jail
CPJ/Nicole Schilit

Making an Impact

CPJ has provided assistance to journalists in dozens of countries throughout the world. See how we're making an impact. Details »

What We Do

We provide legal, medical, and relocation assistance to journalists at risk, along with support for families of slain and imprisoned journalists. Details »

How to Get Help

Contact us by e-mail, mail, telephone, or fax. You’ll be asked to provide confidential information about your circumstances. Details »

Join Us in Helping Colleagues

You can help journalists at risk. Along with financial assistance, your donations of time, materials, and solidarity are important. Details »

Resource Center

Look here for resources and contact information for international agencies and nongovernmental organizations that assist journalists at risk. Details »

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