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At least 251 journalists jailed globally – CPJ

Dec 13, 2018 - 5:27 PM

'The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating,' says Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon

LIVE: CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2018

Nov 21, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Watch the CPJ International Press Freedom Awards live on Rappler

Crackdown on media, NGOs linked to low global corruption index scores

Feb 22, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Transparency International says, 'Given current crackdowns on both civil society and the media worldwide, we need to do more to protect those who speak up'

PH ranks 5th worst country in unsolved media killings

Nov 01, 2017 - 1:04 PM

While President Rodrigo Duterte created a task force to probe media killings, it has so far failed to hold accountable the people responsible for violence against journalists in the Philippines, the CPJ report says

NUJP: 'Careless' Cayetano endangers PH journalists

Aug 23, 2016 - 6:56 PM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says the unsubstantiated allegations of Senator Alan Peter Cayetano against the Philippine media put lives in danger

'IRRESPONSIBLE.' The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines has called out Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for issuing an 'irresponsible' statement against media reporting on the death toll in the war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Female journalist gunned down in Somalia

Jun 05, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Sagal Salad Osman who works for state radio station Muqdisho dies instantly after being shot by unidentified men

PH 4th worst country in unsolved media murders

Oct 09, 2015 - 11:41 AM

The Philippines has dropped to 4th from 3rd on the 2015 Global Impunity Index but remains the only country within the top 5 impunity offenders not engulfed by conflict and acute political instability says the Committee to Protect Journalists

GLOBAL IMPUNITY INDEX. Map shows the countries included in the 2015 Global Impunity Index of the Committee to Protect Journalists

AFP photographer recovering after Pakistan protest shooting

Jan 17, 2015 - 3:21 PM

Police and witnesses at the scene blame the protesters for the violence saying they opened fire on the police when they were blocked from reaching the consulate

WE ARE NOT CHARLIE. Pakistani residents chant slogans against the printing of satirical sketches of the Prophet Muhammad by French magazine Charlie Hebdo during a protest in Lahore on January 15, 2015. Photo by Arif Ali / AFP

PH recovery, PMA grad, British schoolboy | The wRap

Nov 04, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Recovery in Haiyan hit areas is faster than it was in Aceh ADB A fresh PMA graduate dies fighting the Abu Sayyaf A 16 year old boy gets 20 years for killing his teacher in class

Conviction in PH ‘partial victory’ vs impunity

Nov 04, 2014 - 6:21 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists says developments in the Ortega murder and Ampatuan massacre show that impunity continues in the Philippines

Second worst year for journalists in jail: watchdog

Dec 18, 2013 - 2:05 PM

So far this year 52 journalists have been killed as a direct result of their work down from 73 last year according to the Committee to Protect Journalists

PROTEST. A journalist raises his fist and chants slogans as another holds a sign reading "The public has the right to real news" during a protest calling for media rights in Turkey on November 5, 2013, on the Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul. AFP/Ozan Kose

Fears over self-censorship as pressure mounts on Turkish media

Oct 09, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Turkey has long been criticized for a lack of press freedom but activists say the situation has deteriorated since this year s unrest

IN THE NEWS. A Turkish man reads a newspaper while sitting in a street cafe in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 September 2013. EPA/Sedat Suna

PH remains 3rd in Impunity Index

May 02, 2013 - 11:11 PM

The unsolved Maguindanao Massacre contributed to the Philippines standing as 3rd in terms of unsolved journalist murders

WITH IMPUNITY. The Committee to Protect Journalists ranks the Philippines 3rd for 4 straight years. Screen shot from CPJ

PH 2nd deadliest country for journalists - CPJ

Feb 21, 2012 - 1:39 PM

Two journalist murders add to Philippine record making country only 2nd to Iraq