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CPJ to participate in Global Conference for Media Freedom, other events in UK

June 27, 2019 6:00 AM ET

New York, June 27, 2019-- On the eve of the Global Conference for Media Freedom in the U.K., CPJ representatives will be in London July 8-11 to highlight threats to journalists and global attacks on press freedom from democratic and authoritarian countries alike. CPJ has documented at least 9 journalists...

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CPJ to host Press Freedom Summit: Mexico

June 11, 2019 4:41 PM ET

New York June 11, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists will host a press freedom summit in Mexico City on June 18, bringing together journalists, policy makers, and activists. Panels will cover the regional backsliding in press freedom, impunity in attacks against journalists in Mexico, and the relationship between the administration...

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CPJ to demand justice for Khashoggi at White House press conference

January 31, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Washington D.C, January 31, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists will host a press conference outside of the White House on February 7 to demand justice in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

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CPJ to release annual report on killed journalists

December 12, 2018 11:21 AM ET

New York, December 12, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report on journalists killed in relation to their work....

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CPJ to release annual list of journalists imprisoned worldwide

December 6, 2018 9:00 AM ET

New York, December 6, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of journalists imprisoned worldwide on December 13, 2018....

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CPJ to honor courageous journalists at the 2018 International Press Freedom Awards

November 6, 2018 9:00 AM ET

New York, November 6, 2018--Amid a challenging time for press freedom around the world, CPJ will honor four exceptional journalists for their courage at the 2018 International Press Freedom Awards on November 20, 2018, in New York City....

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CPJ to release annual Global Impunity Index

October 23, 2018 9:00 AM ET

New York, October 23, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will publish its annual list of countries where journalists are murdered regularly and their killers go free on October 29, 2018. Launch of the report, "Getting Away with Murder: CPJ's 2018 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and...

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CPJ to release report on the impact of U.S. border stops on journalists

October 15, 2018 9:00 AM ET

New York, October 15, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Nothing to declare: Why U.S. border agency's vast stop and search powers undermine press freedom," and an accompanying documentary, on October 22, 2018....

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CPJ joins Malta fact-finding mission into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

October 3, 2018 1:16 PM ET

New York, October 03, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will join a group of international press freedom and freedom of expression organizations from October 15-17 on a mission to Malta. The group will support local civil society actions marking the one-year anniversary of the death of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana...

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Press Behind Bars: Undermining Justice and Democracy

September 20, 2018 12:51 PM ET

Journalists are being imprisoned at record numbers around the world. They are regularly threatened, attacked, and killed, which undermines not only their own fundamental human rights, but also the public's right to receive and impart information. The past two years have seen record numbers of journalists imprisoned for their work,...

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