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CPJ to release annual list of journalists imprisoned worldwide

December 8, 2017 2:16 PM ET

New York, December 8, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of journalists imprisoned worldwide on December 13, 2017.The census lists journalists imprisoned as of midnight on December 1, 2017, and indicates the country where held, charge, and medium of work for each imprisoned journalist. It does...

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Honoring courageous journalism

November 2, 2017 10:00 AM ET

CPJ's 2017 International Press Freedom Awards New York, November 2, 2017--Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with the Committee to Protect Journalists' 2017 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous journalism....

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CPJ to release annual Global Impunity Index October 31

October 27, 2017 11:24 AM ET

New York, October 24, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will publish its annual list of countries where journalists are murdered regularly and their killers go free on October 31, 2017. Launch of the report, "Getting Away With Murder - 2017 Global Impunity Index," will mark the International Day to End...

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CPJ to release report on Cameroon's press freedom crackdown

September 15, 2017 5:12 PM ET

New York, September 15, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," on September 20. Cameroonian authorities have used a broad anti-terror law, enacted in 2014, to arrest and threaten local journalists who report...

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CPJ to release report on investigation into Pavel Sheremet's murder

July 5, 2017 4:34 PM ET

New York, July 5, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Justice Denied: Ukraine comes up empty in probe of Pavel Sheremet's murder," at a press conference in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 12. Nearly a year after prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a car bomb...

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CPJ to release report on journalist murders and impunity in Mexico

April 24, 2017 12:03 PM ET

New York, April 27, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, No Excuse: Mexico must break cycle of impunity in journalists' murders, on May 2....

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CPJ to release annual assessment of press freedom

April 18, 2017 3:20 PM ET

This year's edition looks at new face of censorship New York, April 18, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual publication, Attacks on the Press, on April 25, 2017. The theme of this year's edition is "The New Face of Censorship."...

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CPJ to release special report on journalists' safety

February 14, 2017 2:32 PM ET

New York, February 14, 2017-- The Committee to Protect Journalists will launch its special report, "The Best Defense: Threats to journalists' safety demand fresh approach," on February 21, 2017. The report finds that more work remains to be done to improve journalists' safety at a time of unprecedented threats, including...

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CPJ to release annual report on killed journalists

December 15, 2016 2:25 PM ET

New York, December 15, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report on journalists killed in relation to their work. CPJ's report includes a comprehensive catalog of journalists worldwide who were killed in connection to their work. A breakdown of the cases by country, medium, gender, freelancers, and...

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CPJ to release annual list of journalists imprisoned worldwide

December 6, 2016 9:00 AM ET

New York, December 6, 2016 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of journalists imprisoned worldwide on December 13, 2016. CPJ found that more journalists were imprisoned this year than in any year since CPJ's first prison census, published in the 1990 edition of Attacks on...

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