CPJ to release annual report on impunity in murders of journalists


cpj_logo22New York, October 1, 2015-CPJ will release its 2015 Global Impunity Index, which tracks countries where journalists are murdered and the killers go unpunished, on October 8, 2015. The index will be released ahead of UNESCO’s International Conference on Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists in San José, Costa Rica, on October 9-10. The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists is November 2, 2015.

WHAT:     CPJ’s 2015 Impunity Index
WHEN:     October 8, 2015; 12:01 p.m. EST
WHERE:   Online at www.cpj.org.


CPJ is an independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide.

Note to Editors:The Impunity Index will be available in Arabic, English, French, Russian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Advance copies of the report are available upon request.


Media contact:Samantha Libby
Advocacy Officer
Tel. +1 212-300-9007
E-mail: slibby@cpj.org

Ashley Parent
Communications Associate
Tel. +1 212 300 9032
E-mail: aparent@cpj.org




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