On February 16, CPJ held an ambitious international launch of our annual report Attacks on the Press. We coordinated events in six cities on four continents in order to expand the reach of our international headlines while also focusing on specific issues in each region. So how did we do?
On Tuesday, CPJ released its annual report, Attacks on the Press, with a global
launch in six cities—
The two venues for the launch of Attacks on the Press in
Bogotá, February 17, 2010—Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Vélez said on Tuesday that those who illegally spy on the press are “enemies of his government” during a meeting with a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Foundation for Freedom of the Press (FLIP).
“I didn’t wear the bulletproof jacket and helmet that
Reuters gave me,” explained veteran Somali journalist Sahal Abdulle
to a packed crowd at
Irina Bokova is the quintessential diplomat—elegant, gracious, and fluent in five languages. But she must have a sharp elbow or two to have emerged victorious in the rough-and-tumble battle last September to lead UNESCO, the Paris-based U.N. agency that promotes culture, education, science, and, occasionally, press freedom around the world.
Today, more than year after landing in the
The relentless crackdown on the press in
There are 23
other journalists already in prison in