• Continued detainment of bloggers and journalists in Vietnam

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    His Excellency Sy Vuong Ha Le, Ambassador to Canada
    Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    470 Wilbrod Street
    Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8

    Dear Ambassador,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Shooting of journalist outside radio station in Somalia

    Thursday, October 6, 2011

    His Excellency Dr. Elmi Ahmed Duale
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary/Permanent
    Representative of Somalia to the United Nations
    425 East 61st Street, Suite 702
    New York, New York, United States, 10065

    October 6, 2011

    Dear Ambassador,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Social media users killed for reporting on crime in Mexico

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    His Excellency Francisco Javier Barrio Terrazas, Ambassador to Canada
    Embassy of the United Mexican States
    45 O’Connor Street, Suites 1000 and 1030
    Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4

    Dear Ambassador,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Public Lecture - In Perpetual Peril: The Culture and Practice of Community Journalism in the Philippines

    Date: 
    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Location: 
    Novella Room, Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street)

    The Faculty of Information Coach House Institute at the University of Toronto and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are pleased to announce a McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology public lecture:

    "In Perpetual Peril: The Culture and Practice of Community Journalism in the Philippines"
    Carolyn O. Arguillas, 2011 Winner of the Marshall McLuhan Prize

    5 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2011
    Novella Room, Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street)

  • Recent reports of attacks on journalists in Yemen

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    His Excellency Khaled Mahfoodh Abdulla Bahah, Ambassador to Canada
    Embassy of the Republic of Yemen
    54 Chamberlain Ave
    Ottawa, ON K1S 1V9

    Dear Ambassador,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Continued imprisonment of Maikel Nabil Sanad

    Thursday, September 8, 2011

    His Excellency Wael Ahmed Kamal Aboul Magd, Ambassador to Canada
    Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
    454 Laurier Avenue
    Ottawa, ON K1N 6R3

    Dear Ambassador,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Honduran journalist facing death threats

    Wednesday, August 24, 2011

    Her Excellency Sofia Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez
    151 Slater Street, Suite 805
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3
    FAX (613) 232-0193

    August 24, 2011

    Excellency,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Ecuadorian free expression organisation under attack

    Friday, August 12, 2011

    English version follows

    Señor Economista 12 de agosto de 2011
    Rafael Correa Delgado
    Presidente de la República del Ecuador
    En su despacho

    Excelentísimo Señor Presidente:

    Le escribo en nombre de Periodistas Canadienses por la Libertad de Expresión (CJFE), organización no gubernamental sin fines de lucro que trabaja en aras de la promoción y la protección de la libertad de prensa y la libertad de expresión en el mundo entero.

  • Rising Impunity in Pakistan

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011

    His Excellency Mian Gul Akbar Zeb, High Commissioner
    High Commission for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    10 Range Road
    Ottawa, ON K1N 8J3

    August 9, 2011

    Dear High Commissioner,

    I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.

  • Journalist Irina Khalip loses appeal

    CJFE is disheartened to learn that Belarusian journalist Irina Khalip of Novaya Gazeta lost her appeal case on July 19, 2011. Ms. Khalip was originally arrested on December 19, 2010 after she reported on demonstrations connected to the Belarusian presidential election. She was severely beaten and held in isolation by the Belarusian State Security (KGB) for one month in Minsk, after which she was placed under strict house arrest. On May 16, 2011, Ms. Khalip was handed a two-year suspended sentence. While she has maintained that she attended the demonstrations as a journalist, Ms.

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