In a region of Africa not known for tolerating independent minded journalists, the Canadian Committee to Protect Journalists (CCPJ) is delighted to announce a unique achievement. A long and traumatic experience for Mohammed Bangura, a Sierra Leone journalist, ended on October 7 when he arrived at Pearson International Airport in Toronto after more than one year in self-imposed exile after fleeing government persecution in his homeland. Read more
CJFE issues media releases on a range of topics, including celebrating World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, upcoming speaking events, and announcing the award winners for the annual CJFE Gala. Below are all of the organization's media releases since 1997.
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