CPJ's Emergencies Response Team provides comprehensive, life-saving support to journalists and media support staff working around the world through up-to-date safety and security information and rapid response assistance to journalists at risk.
Safety kits for journalists covering elections
Journalists covering election rallies, campaign events, and protests risk being attacked, harassed, and detained. CPJ's Election Safety Kit provides information for editors, reporters, and photojournalists on how to prepare for elections and how to mitigate digital, physical, and psychological risks. Country-specific guides are available for press covering elections in India and South Africa. (Artwork: Jack Forbes)
May 14, 2019
What we do
We work to ensure that all journalists are aware of safety and security issues that relate to their work. We provide support to frontline journalists, and rapid response assistance to journalists who are injured, imprisoned, or forced to flee because of their work.
How to Get Help
Contact us by e-mail, mail, telephone, fax, or social media. You will be asked to provide information, in confidence, about your circumstances.
The Foley Fellowship
The James W. Foley Fellowship honors American journalist James Foley, killed in 2014. It is awarded annually to an individual passionate about journalist safety and freedom of expression.
CPJ's four-part Safety Notes provides journalists and newsrooms with basic safety information on physical, digital and psychological safety resources and tools.