CPJ Deputy Director, Rob Mahoney
, testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
in Washington on worldwide attacks against press freedom this week. His testimony, which highlighted press freedom violations in Honduras, Russia, and Turkey, also addressed the increasing number of local journalists targeted for their reporting.
The Epoch Times reports on Mahoney's testimony and the testimonies of other witnesses, including Michael Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.