Journalist Assistance

Journalist Assistance

CPJ’s Journalist Assistance Program provides direct assistance to journalists at risk and their families all around the world.


(Courtesy of ABC News)

Every year, dozens of journalists are forced to leave their homes under threat of imprisonment, torture, violence, and even death, because their work has threatened those in power. CPJ's Journalist Assistance Program is committed to supporting these brave reporters as they endure some of the toughest moments of their lives. (10:00)

Making an Impact

CPJ has provided assistance to journalists in dozens of countries throughout the world. See how we're making an impact. Details »

What We Do

We provide legal, medical, and relocation assistance to journalists at risk, along with support for families of slain and imprisoned journalists. Details »

How to Get Help

Contact us by e-mail, mail, telephone, or fax. You’ll be asked to provide confidential information about your circumstances. Details »

Join Us in Helping Colleagues

You can help journalists at risk. Along with financial assistance, your donations of time, materials, and solidarity are important. Details »

Resource Center

Look here for resources and contact information for international agencies and nongovernmental organizations that assist journalists at risk. Details »

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