Safety

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CPJ releases safety kit in response to risks identified by female journalists in US, Canada

September 4, 2019 9:00 AM ET

New York, September 4, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today released a collection of safety resources for female journalists. The package features an analysis of CPJ data from a survey of female and gender non-conforming journalists in the U.S. and...

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CPJ emergencies director meets journalists at Venezuela-Colombia border

March 7, 2019 12:32 PM ET

Safety concerns for media escalate along with political tensions New York, March 7, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists traveled this week to Colombia, including its border with Venezuela, to meet with journalists and other press freedom organizations....

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Mexican president pledges to prioritize journalist safety and combat impunity

May 4, 2017 7:01 PM ET

Mexico City, May 4, 2017-- Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today pledged to prioritize combating impunity in the murders of journalists for the remainder of his term, which ends next year. He said the safety and protection of journalists...

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The Best Defense

February 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Threats to journalists' safety demand fresh approach Reporting on wars and natural disasters is inherently dangerous, but the spread of insurgent and criminal groups globally poses an unprecedented risk to journalists. Since the videotaped killings of James Foley and Steven...

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The Best Defense

February 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET

What is CPJ doing about the risks? This report shows how the world has become more dangerous for journalists. Given the proliferation of violent non-state actors; the shrinking rule of law in some places and resurgent authoritarianism in others; and...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: The Mosul offensive and psychological injury

January 6, 2017 4:03 PM ET

The military campaign to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group, known as the Mosul offensive, has resumed with Iraqi forces engaged in a second phase attempting to take further neighborhoods in eastern parts...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: Crossing the US border

December 9, 2016 4:02 PM ET

Journalists traveling to or from the United States have been stopped, questioned and faced prolonged and invasive searches that have put the confidentiality of their sources into question. Over the past year, members of the A Culture of Safety...

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CPJ Safety Advisory: Mosul

November 9, 2016 4:00 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists has a new Emergencies Response Team. The ERT will be posting updates on safety for journalists as we think necessary. This is the first one....

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