Committee to Protect

Committee to Protect


The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes #pressfreedom worldwide. Contact: info@cpj.org

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“In this moment of political upheaval, it is absolutely vital that the people of Bolivia have access to a full range of information.” @CPJAmericas  ' @nsouthwick 

“The rising toll of journalists killed covering the Syrian conflict is a tragic reminder of the risks that local media face to report the news.” @CPJMENA  's @sherifmnsour 

CPJ today condemned the killing of radio reporter Dindo Generoso in the central #Philippines , and called on Philippine authorities to identify the motive behind the killing and bring all of the perpetrators swiftly to justice.

“The fact that authorities have accused two people involved in local law enforcement of murder shows the depth of the Philippines’ impunity crisis and journalists’ vulnerability to violent attack. Who can the media trust?” @cpjasia  's Shawn Crispin

Several news outlets in #Bolivia  were attacked or threatened and at least four had to temporarily cease broadcasting over the weekend.

CPJ calls on #HongKong  police to stop attacking and harassing journalists and allow reporters to cover the #HongKongProtestsProtests  freely and safely.

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On Tuesday, 4 men dressed in black and wearing yellow helmets rushed into a Hong Kong restaurant where a @appledaily_hk 's reporter was dining with her family, and kicked and punched the reporter and then fled the scene.

Police in #HongKong  must stop attacking and harassing journalists and ensure the safety of reporters covering protests.

In the past 25 years, 1230 journalists were killed worldwide in relation to their work. These are only 10 of them. They are #NotTheEnemy .

53 journalists have been killed in line of duty worldwide this year. Read their names and stories in the following thread. #pressfreedom 

CPJ calls on to restore credentials of CNN correspondent , and stop denigrating media. CC:

"If you boil the White House statement down to its essence, President Trump has just asserted that if you do enough business with the U.S., you are free to murder journalists. That's an appalling message to send to Saudi Arabia and the world." #JusticeForJamal 

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Authorities in #Pakistan  have cut off news channels for airing interviews and speeches by opposition politicians. Pakistani authorities must allow the press to report freely and safely. #PressFreedom 

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Six years ago today, U.S. freelance photojournalist Austin Tice emailed his father to say he was wrapping up his reporting in #Syria . He was detained the next day and his parents have not heard from him since. It's time to #FreeAustinTice . #AustinTice 

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