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Reminder: Tomorrow is the last day to apply for press accreditation at CPJ’s 2019 awards

November 14, 2019 12:10 AM ET

New York, November 14, 2019--Tomorrow is the last day to apply for press credentials for CPJ’s 2019 International Press Freedom Awards on November 21, 2019 in New York City....

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CPJ to honor courageous journalists at the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards

November 7, 2019 9:00 AM ET

New York, November 7, 2019--CPJ will honor six exceptional journalists for their bravery at the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards on November 21, 2019, in New York City....

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CPJ to release annual Global Impunity Index

October 22, 2019 12:21 PM ET

New York, October 22, 2019—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, 2019. Launch of the report, "Getting Away with Murder: CPJ's 2019 Global Impunity Index” will mark the International Day to End...

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CPJ, partners to mark anniversary of Khashoggi murder with vigil at Saudi embassy

September 16, 2019 1:55 PM ET

Washington, D.C., September 16, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists will join with other press freedom and human rights groups for a candlelight vigil in front of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, October 2, to mark the one-year anniversary of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder....

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CPJ to release 10 Most Censored Countries report

August 26, 2019 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 26, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists will publish a report on the world’s 10 Most Censored Countries on September 10, 2019. The report is based on CPJ’s research into the use of tactics to censor journalists, from imprisonment and repressive laws to surveillance of journalists and restrictions...

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CPJ, partners to hold vigils for slain journalist Christopher Allen

August 22, 2019 5:00 PM ET

Washington, D.C., August 22, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists will join partner organizations in organizing two parallel vigils in Washington, D.C., and London to mark two years since British-American freelance journalist Christopher Allen was killed on August 26, 2017, while reporting on the civil conflict in South Sudan....

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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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