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Emergency Response

To report a press freedom violation please contact the appropriate CPJ regional staff. All information is confidential. See below for regional contact details.

You can also contact us via e-mail at or contact us through mail, telephone, or fax. You will be asked to provide information about your circumstance, which will be treated in confidence.

Contact details for CPJ regional teams:


Africa Program Coordinator:
Angela Quintal
Research Associate
Jonathan Rozen

Contact CPJ Africa
Tel: 212-465-1004
Fax: 212-465-9568
Twitter: @CPJAfrica

North Americas

Katherine Jacobsen:
U.S. researcher

Mexico Representative:
Jan-Albert Hootsen

Contact CPJ North Americas
Tel: 212-300-9015
Fax: 212-465-9568
Twitter: @CPJAmericas
Facebook: CPJ en Español

South and Central Americas

Program Coordinator:
Natalie Southwick

Contact CPJ South and Central Americas

Tel: 212-300-9033
Fax: 212-465-9568
Twitter: @CPJAmericas
Facebook: CPJ en Español


Program Coordinator:
Steven Butler
Research Associate:
Aliya Iftikhar

Contact CPJ Asia
Tel: 212-465-1004
Twitter: @cpjasia
Facebook: CPJ Asia Desk

Europe and Central Asia

Program Coordinator:
Gulnoza Said

Contact CPJ Europe & Central Asia
Tel: 212-465-100 4
ext 106, 101
Fax: 212-465-9568
Facebook: CPJ ECA Desk

Middle East and North Africa

Program Coordinator:
Sherif Mansour
Research Associate:
Justin Shilad

Contact CPJ Middle East and North Africa
Tel: +1 (212) 300-9018,
+1 (212) 300-9017
Twitter: @CPJMena
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Due to the high volume of requests, we are not able to respond to everyone who needs our help. CPJ gives priority to crisis situations.

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