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CPJ Insider: July edition

CPJ summit spotlights journalist murders, press freedom climate in Mexico CPJ held a summit on press freedom in Mexico on June 18 with an array of local partners that engaged more than 400 journalists, activists, and government officials in frank conversations about how to tackle an epidemic of journalist murders and improve the media climate…

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CPJ Insider: June edition

In Congress, bipartisan condolences for Khashoggi fiancée and calls for action For a moment, polarized politics took a back seat. Democratic and Republican congressional leaders gathered at an evening reception and lined up to offer condolences to Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who earlier that day shared gut-wrenching testimony…

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CPJ Insider: May edition

CPJ celebrates World Press Freedom Day Thank you to all of you who donated to CPJ on World Press Freedom Day! We certainly couldn’t do it without you. Your support has helped CPJ win convictions in journalist murders and the release of hundreds of journalists worldwide, including, just today, the two Reuters journalists who have…

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A rebel fighter seen in Tripoli, Libya, on April 20, 2011. (Tim Hetherington/Magnum Photos)

CPJ Insider: April 2019 edition

Memorializing the fallen by showcasing their final works CPJ launched a multimedia initiative in March to memorialize journalists around the world who lost their lives to bring us the news. “The Last Column” presents 24 moving, hard-hitting, and sometimes chilling final works of fallen journalists, including Marie Colvin of The Sunday Times of London and…

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Jorge Ramos, anchor of Spanish-language U.S. television network Univision, talks to the media as he prepares to leave the country at the Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 26, 2019. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

CPJ Insider: March 2019 edition

Venezuela’s press freedom crisis heats up CPJ’s Central and South America program and Emergencies Response Team have been in overdrive amid an intensifying press crackdown in Venezuela, which reached a new level when the Maduro government briefly detained Univision reporter and anchor Jorge Ramos and his crew on February 26.

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CPJ Insider: February 2019 edition

CPJ joins event at U.S. Capitol marking 100 days since Khashoggi murder The Committee to Protect Journalists spoke alongside policymakers and press freedom advocates at a bipartisan event at the U.S. Capitol on January 10, hosted by Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Steven Chabot (R-OH), and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). The event marked 100 days…

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CPJ Insider: 2018 Year-End Edition

CPJ believes that all journalists should be able to report freely and safely without any fear of harassment or retaliation. That is why we do what we do. Yet our work is made possible only with your support. So, as we look back today on some highlights of 2018, we thank you for standing with…

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CPJ Insider: December 2018 edition

CPJ’s 2018 awardee Maria Ressa under increasing threat Days before Maria Ressa came to New York to accept CPJ’s 2018 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award, the Philippine government announced that it planned to indict her and the news website she founded, Rappler, for tax evasion and failure to file tax returns.

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CPJ Insider: November 2018 edition

The fight for justice in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder It took the Saudi royal family more than two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi disappeared to admit that he had been killed in the country’s consulate in Istanbul. Saudi officials said the murder was a rogue act, but, according to The New York Times, several of the men…

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CPJ Insider: October edition

CPJ, Reuters, Amal Clooney address press freedom violations at the U.N. CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon addressed a panel event, entitled “Press Behind Bars,” at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 28. The event–which also featured human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Stephen Adler, president of Reuters…

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