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Committee to Protect Journalists

Alternate Title CPJ; Press freedom online
Creator Committee to Protect Journalists
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In United States
Geographic Focus Global focus
Subjects Journalists -- Crimes against; Freedom of the press; Government and the press; Impunity
Summary The Committee to Protect Journalists is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded in 1981 to monitor abuses against the press and promote press freedom around the world. The CPJ's Web site includes electronic versions of the committee's news and protest letters; feature publications; regional news from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa; and information about the CPJ.
Languages English; Arabic; Spanish