Post Tagged with: "CPJ"

Committee to Protect Jounalists (CPJ) Israel-Gaza War Propelled Journalist Killings to Near-Record High

  From The Committee to Protect Journalists: More than three quarters of the 99 journalists and media workers who perished worldwide in 2023 were killed in the Israel-Gaza war, according to a report published today by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). CPJ’s report documents the highest number of deaths recorded by the organization since 2015—a[Read More…]

by February 17, 2024

Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Calls For Immediate Release Of Guatemala Journalist José Rubén Zamora

  From The Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ): In response to news reports about the arrest of Guatemalan journalist and president of the elPeriódico newspaper José Rubén Zamora, CPJ released the following statement on Saturday: “Guatemalan authorities should immediately release and drop any criminal charges against journalist José Rubén Zamora, president of elPeriódico,” said CPJ Advocacy Director[Read More…]

by July 30, 2022

Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Urges President Biden To Address Press Freedom During Middle East Trip

  From The Committee To Protect Journalists: As President Joe Biden departs for a visit to the Middle East from July 13 to 16, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urges Biden to mount a robust defense of press freedom with the leaders of Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, where[Read More…]

by July 12, 2022

CPJ-The Committee To Protect Journalists Calls On Facebook To Restore Press Freedom Awards Video Following Takedown

The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Facebook to restore a video honoring the winners of the International Press Freedom Awards (IPFA) at CPJ’s annual awards ceremony held on November 18 and streamed on social media during the event. Less than an hour after the stream ended, Facebook notified[Read More…]

by November 25, 2021

Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Congratulates Maria Ressa & Dmitry Muratov For Winning The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

  The Committee to Protect Journalists congratulates journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, who were awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize today. Their award comes at a time of unprecedented attacks on journalists in the form of sweeping crackdowns, digital surveillance, and an erosion of public trust in journalism. “Dmitry[Read More…]

by October 8, 2021

People’s Tribunal To Indict Governments, Seeking Justice For Murdered Journalist

In an unprecedented effort to achieve justice in the killing of journalists, three leading press freedom groups have established a People’s Tribunal to investigate their murders and hold governments accountable. The Tribunal, a form of grassroots justice, relies on investigations and high-quality legal analysis involving specific cases in three countries.[Read More…]

by September 29, 2021

The Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Welcomes European Commission Recommendation On Journalist Safety

  The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed new journalist safety guidelines published by the European Commission, and called on EU member states to implement them as soon as possible. The nonbinding recommendation lists dozens of steps that states can take to ensure that journalists can work safely, including to prosecute all[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021

Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) G-7 Must Protect & Evacuate Journalists & Media Workers In Afghanistan

As the G-7 leading industrial nations prepare to hold an emergency virtual summit to address the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, the Committee to Protect Journalists today joined more than 50 civil society organizations in calling on G-7 leaders to prioritize and take immediate action to guarantee safe harbor to Afghan[Read More…]

by August 24, 2021

Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ): US Must Protect Afghan Journalists As Taliban Take Power

  Hundreds seek assistance, relocation amid threat from militant group The United States must do more to ensure the safety of Afghan journalists as the country falls under the control of the Taliban, including facilitating safe passage out of the country and providing emergency visas, the Committee to Protect Journalists[Read More…]

by August 22, 2021

CPJ: Committee To Protect Journalists Issues Statement On Pegasus Spyware

In response to reports that at least 180 journalists were identified by investigative reporters as possible targets of Pegasus spyware, produced by the Israeli company NSO Group, the Committee to Protect Journalists reaffirmed its call for immediate action by governments and companies around the world to stem abuse of powerful[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021