In light of recent deaths of journalists in custody, CPJ implores U.N. Secretary-General Guterres to use the full power of his office to renew the call to free all jailed journalists.
CPJ writes the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, asking it to call on governments, particularly in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen, to investigate the cases of missing journalists.
The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 397 writers, journalists, academics, press freedom advocates, and civil society members to urge Prime Minister Modi to immediately release Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, who has been imprisoned for two years.
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on new Burundian President Évariste Ndayishimiye to free Iwacu journalists and respect press freedom.
The Committee to Protect Journalists urges new U.S. Agency for Global Media head Michael Pack to ensure editorial independence and unbiased coverage at Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and Radio Free Asia (RFA).
The Committee to Protect Journalists and 4 multimedia news agencies call on U.S. governors to investigate police attacks on photojournalists during protests.
A group of journalists, press freedom organizations, and industry groups led by CPJ express deep dismay at the recent violence perpetrated against journalists in the United States.
CPJ’s board of directors writes to U.S. governors, mayors, and police chiefs, demanding they take immediate action to stop assaults on journalists who are lawfully covering protests in their communities.
CPJ calls on President Duterte to immediately reverse the decision to shut down broadcaster ABS-CBN.
CPJ writes to the Puerto Rican governor to express concern about a recent amendment to the island’s public security law.