Impact / 2010

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CPJ Impact

December 22, 2010 4:32 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, December 2010 2010: Setting records and strengthening protection of the pressAs the Committee to Protect Journalists nears its 30th anniversary in 2011, the organization has made strides in expanding its reach, solidifying concrete assistance to journalists in emergency situations, confronting impunity and advocating for...

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CPJ Impact

November 30, 2010 3:38 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, November 2010 CPJ honors journalists on the frontlines of press freedomJournalists at the forefront of the battle for press freedom in Ethiopia, Iran, Russia, and Venezuela were honored at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 20th Annual International Press Freedom Awards benefit dinner, held on November...

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CPJ Impact

October 17, 2010 12:38 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, October 2010 CPJ announces 2010 press freedom awardsMedia repression in Iran, Ethiopia, Russia and Venezuela will be under the spotlight next month when CPJ presents the 2010 International Press Freedom Awards in New York City. CPJ announced the winners this month:Dawit Kebede of Ethiopia,...

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CPJ Impact

September 21, 2010 12:18 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, September 2010 With a push from CPJ, Jordan moves away from repressive cyber law Embracing a global trend, the Kingdom of Jordan, a relative bastion of press freedom in the Middle East, sought to enact a restrictive cyber crime law that would have...

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CPJ Impact

August 19, 2010 3:17 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, August 2010 Honduras report citing official failures draws a responseIn a few short months, seven journalists were gunned down in Honduras. While the country has been beset by crime and political turmoil, it had not been known as a particularly dangerous place for...

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CPJ Impact

July 20, 2010 4:24 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, July 2010Cuba begins releasing journalists For weeks, CPJ staff had been getting hints that Cuba, under a deal brokered by the Catholic Church and Spanish government, would release imprisoned journalists and political dissidents. Some families had been told to buy suits for...

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CPJ Impact

June 16, 2010 10:57 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, June 2010 UNESCO responds to protests UNESCO's plan to bestow the Obiang International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences, named for and financed by the most repressive leader of Equatorial Guinea, was met with an outcry from the human rights community. When...

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CPJ Impact

May 19, 2010 4:45 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, May 2010 Two Victories for Press Freedom Online Danny O’Brien, CPJ’s new Internet Advocacy Coordinator, joined us with a brief to defend online journalists and the Internet itself as a medium for global press freedom. In his first month, he helped reform a...

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CPJ Impact

April 18, 2010 11:14 AM ET

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...

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CPJ Impact

March 18, 2010 3:59 PM ET

March 2010News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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