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Committee to Protect

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

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Authorities in #Panama  should immediately restore Corporación La Prensa’s access to its financial assets, and ensure that legal actions do not censor the press.

Journalists in India assaulted, targeted with investigations amid COVID-19 pandemic

Join CPJ and 60 #pressfreedom  organizations in our call to #HoldTheLine  in support of journalists Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos Jr. and independent media in the #Philippines . Sign and share the petition in support:

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CPJ joined 28 other press freedom organizations yesterday in a letter expressing support for the renewal of the mandate of @harlemdesir , the @OSCE ’s Representative on Freedom of the Media. @article19org  @EFJEUROPE  @freepressunltd  @FreedomHouseD @mediagfmdC

CPJ calls on Filipino legislators to reverse the decision to reject @ABSCBNNews ' franchise renewal. The decision will "silence one of the country’s most influential and independent media outlets in the middle of a deadly pandemic,” said CPJ's Shawn Crispin

Inside #TheTorch  this week: CPJ appeals ruling to find out whether US government failed to warn Khashoggi

Lebanese authorities should allow journalists to report from #Beirut ’s Hamra street and other public areas in the country without seeking prior approval.

In a brief submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C., CPJ argued that the U.S. intelligence community should confirm or deny the existence of documents that may provide information on its awareness of threats to the life of #Khashoggi  . Read more:

Maynard Institute’s Martin Reynolds on challenges facing Black journalists and how US media needs to change


#MostRead this week: Hong Kong police attack and detain journalists covering protests

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 .

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

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

Since the death of #GeorgeFloyd  in police custody sparked #protests  across the U.S., police have assaulted and arrested journalists covering them—in some cases causing serious injury. CPJ's @MustafaHameed  compiled some of the shocking moments caught on video. #PressFreedom 

On April 28, #HongKong  police arrested two Next Magazine reporters on allegations of loitering