CJFE in the News

Links to news coverage of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression


Nation of Change | “Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest”
By Andrew Emett, January 10, 2019


Polygon | “How a game is seeking to change the minds of politicians”
By Colin Campbell, Apr 6, 2018

Global News | “Delays in probe of journalists arrested in Hamilton ‘outrageous’: CJFE”
By Andrew Russell, February 27, 2018

Global News | “World News Day: These are the Canadian journalists who lost their lives while doing their job”
By Adam Frisk and Katie Dangerfield, May 3, 2018

Canadian Press | “Reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist: Supreme Court”
November 30, 2018


Fairpress | “Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) called on the Republic of Croatia to ensure justice for Dušan Miljuš”
May 22, 2017

CBC | “Press Freedom in Canada is Under Attack Too”
By Al Donato, October 1, 2017

Ottawa Citizen | “Henheffer and Mendel: Access to information is broken and government bill won't fix it”
By Tom Henheffer & Tom Mendel, September 28, 2017

Canadaland | “Journalist Facing Criminal Charges For Covering Indigenous Protest”
By Evan Balgord, March 9, 2017

Vice News | “Journalism is Not a Crime”
By Hilary Beaumont, March 13, 2017

Pakistan Today | “CJFE continues to rally as Pakistani journalist still missing”
August 19, 2017

The Toronto Observer | “Ben Makuch trial rallies supporters for press freedom”
By Olivia Blackmore, February 8, 2017

News Media Canada | “Canadian Journalists for Free Expression set to honour three women for ‘fearless reporting’”
November 6, 2017


The Globe and Mail | Google ruling puts Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law back in focus
By James Bradshaw, May 23, 2016

The Mississauga News | Supporters of Mississauga family marooned in Egypt demand Canadian intervention
By Jason Spencer, April 13, 2016

The Tyee | One Year after Snowden Warning, How Canada Has Changed
By James Thomson, March 10, 2016

Saskatoon StarPhoenix | Indigenous university students more likely to be stopped by police, survey says
By Jeremy Warren, February 20, 2016

Maclean's | Canada’s prisons are the ‘new residential schools’
By Nancy Macdonald, February 18, 2016

Vox | What being a journalist in the Middle East taught me about how censorship really works
By Jessica Davey-Quantick, February 18, 2016

The Hill Times | Open government at a crossroad: Canada needs better funding and access to information reform
By Mary Francoli, February 2, 2016

CNW Newswire | Information Commissioners call on governments to create a duty to document
January 25, 2016

Radio-Canada | Awareness campaign and challenge to Canadian “security” bill C-51
By Marc Montgomery, January 21, 2016 

Huffington Post | Bill C-51: We Don't Have To Choose Between Security And Civil Liberties
By Jennifer Hollett, January 20, 2016

National Observer | Disturbing images help remind public of Bill C-51 “privacy violations”
By Charles Mandel, January 19, 2016

Global News | New guidelines won’t stop Ontario police from impersonating journalists
By Tanya Kohut, January 15, 2016

The Guardian | Canada campaigners to demand public debate on controversial anti-terror law
By Jessica Murphy, January 13, 2016

Counter Punch | Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today
By Roger Annis, January 5, 2016




CBC Radio | 'Information warriors' Jameel Jaffer, Ken Rubin honoured by CJFE
By Anna Maria Tremonti, December 2, 2015

CBC Metro Morning | What it's like at a refugee camp through the camera lens of a refugee
December 2, 2015

CTV News | Photography by legally blind Syrian refugee featured at Toronto gala
By Emily Chan, December 2, 2015

CBC As It Happens | CJFE: Safa Al Ahmad
December 2, 2015

Macleans | The end of NSA’s phone-record dragnet? That’s marginal change.
By Adrian Lee, December 2, 2015

Toronto Star | He digs for information in the public interest: Public Editor
By Kathy English, November 27, 2015

Toronto Star | Harrowing life as a Syrian refugee captured by young photographer
By Jim Coyle, November 25, 2015

The Globe and Mail | How Bill C-51 may change under Trudeau’s government
By Justin Writer, November 16, 2015

VICE News | Liberals Are Starting to Dismantle the Conservatives' Legal Legacy in Canada
By Lauren Heuser, November 9, 2015

CBC Radio | B.C. government email scandal exposes weak freedom of information laws
By Anna Maria Tremonti, November 2, 2015

Yahoo News Canada | CJFE honorees will watch how Trudeau government does
By Elianna Lev, November 1, 2015

Huffington Post Canada | Harper's Divisive Politics Cost Conservatives More Than An Election
By Aurangzeb Qureshi, October 30, 2015

Huffington Post Canada | Stephen Harper's Legacy Will Be a Democratic Deficit
By Gareth Kirkby, October 15, 2015

Ottawa Citizen | Campaign trail: What happened on Wednesday
October 14, 2015

Huffington Post Canada | Fred Ghahramani, Tech Entrepreneur, Donates $1 Million To Defeat Bill C-51
By Daniel Tencer, October 14, 2015

CTV News | Tech founder puts up cash to put the brakes to Bill C-51
By Michelle McQuigge, October 14, 2015

Sun Herald | Last of 3 convicted Al-Jazeera journalists leaves Egypt
By Adam Schreck, October 14, 2015

Global News | Mohamed Fahmy says Harper didn’t understand the ‘urgency’ of his case
By Andrew Russell, October 14, 2015

CTV News | Fahmy thanks Mulcair, Trudeau: 'You know who I'm not voting for'
By Christina Commisso and Josh Dehaas, October 13, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Fahmy thanks supporters for helping him survive imprisonment
By Eric Andrew-Gee, October 13, 2015

Radio-Canada International | Home at last, Fahmy blasts government inaction
By Terry Haig, October 13, 2015

Toronto Star | Mohamed Fahmy felt ‘betrayed and abandoned by Prime Minister Harper’
By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, October 13, 2015

iPolitics | Harper the only main party leader not meeting with freed Fahmy
By Farnia Fekri, October 13, 2015

CBC News | Mohamed Fahmy thanks Tom Mulcair for support during Egypt detention
October 13, 2015

The Eyeopener | Mohamed Fahmy: former Al Jazeera journalist speaks at a press conference at Ryerson on Oct. 13
By Amanda Connolly, October 13, 2015

Toronto Star | Mohamed Fahmy back in Canada: ‘Walking the streets of Toronto...a truly liberating feeling!’
October 12, 2015

Metro News | Mohamed Fahmy, released from Egyptian prison last month, now back in Canada
October 12, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Scientist urges straight talk on research ahead of federal vote
By Ivan Semeniuk, October 9, 2015

The Lawyers Weekly | When the crowd roars financially it echoes through halls of justice
By Cristin Schmitz, October 5, 2015

Dispatch Times | Egyptian Leader Pardons Al Jazeera Journalist In Long-Running Case
September 24, 2015

Metro News | Fight must continue even after Mohamed Fahmy's release: Toronto human rights advocates
By Gilbert Ngabo, September 23, 2015

680 News | Fahmy's journey from journalist to 'terrorist' to freedom of the press crusader
By Michelle McQuiggie, September 23, 2015

USA Today | Journalists freed: 'Historic day in Egypt'
By John Bacon, September 23, 2015

Buzzfeed News | Al Jazeera Journalists Pardoned By Egyptian President
By Francis Whittaker, September 23, 2015

980 CKNW | Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy’s release a ‘big victory’
By Lisa Yuzda, September 23, 2015

Global Post | Canada welcomes Egypt's release of journalist
September 23, 2015

BC Local News | Just-released Mohamed Fahmy coming to UBC as journalist in residence
By Kolby Solinksi, September 23, 2015

The Concordian | Montreal police to create guidelines for journalists
By Gregory Todaro, September 22, 2015

Montreal Gazette | Montreal police meet journalists to discuss ground rules for covering protests
By Christopher Curtis, September 21, 2015

Radio-Canada | Leader must intervene to free Fahmy
By Lynn Desjardins, August 31, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Egyptian court sentences Canadian journalist Fahmy to three years in prison
By Kristen McTighe, August 29, 2015

CTV News | Canadian journalist Fahmy sentenced to 3 years in prison in Egypt
August 29, 2015

The Georgia Straight | NDP demands Stephen Harper stop campaigning and work on bringing journalist Mohamed Fahmy back to Vancouver
By Charlie Smith, August 29, 2015

TVA Nouvelles | Le Canada demande la libération immédiate de Fahmy
August 29, 2015

AM 640 | Mohamed Fahmy Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
By Michael Stringer, August 29, 2015

Yahoo News | Tory candidates avoiding media on campaign trail: reports
By Elianna Lev, August 27, 2015

CBC | Federal departments not allowing employees to speak to media
By Hilary Bird, August 17, 2015

Toronto Star | Judge tosses Charter challenge against cops posing as journalists
By Wendy Gillis, August 11, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Charter challenge against practice that saw cops posing as reporters dismissed
By Michelle McQuigge, August 11, 2015

Law Times | Court rejects challenge of police practice of posing as journalists
By Tali Folkins, August 10, 2015

Law Times | The Hill: Bill C-51 challenge has silver linings for Conservative election prospects
By Richard Cleroux, August 3, 2015

CTV News | 'It's devastating': Verdict in Fahmy retrial postponed
By Josh Elliott, July 30, 2015

The Record | Cairo court postpones verdict for Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy
By Diana Mehta, July 30, 2015

Yahoo News | Supercut shows 13 Tory MPs sticking to an eerily similar script
By Elianna Lev, July 30, 2015

The Tyee | Five Questions for Media Rights Defender Taking C-51 to Court
By Chantal Braganza, July 29, 2015

International Business Times | UN Human Rights Panel Raps Canada Over Provisions In Anti-Terror Law
By Kalyan Kumar, July 27, 2015

Yahoo News | Why won't police share information after a public incident?
By Lila MacLellan, July 24, 2015

Digital Journal | Harper's anti-terror legislation faces legal challenge
By Ken Hanley, July 23, 2015

The Guardian | Canada's anti-terror legislation faces legal challenge by free speech advocates
By John Barber, July 21, 2015

The National Post | ‘Bill C-51 is a grave threat to our rights in Canada': Groups to launch Charter challenge against law
By Jim Bronskill, July 21, 2015

Toronto Star | Welcome challenge to Canada’s draconian anti-terror laws: Editorial
July 21, 2015

Radio-Canada | Contestation judiciaire de la Loi antiterroriste fédérale
July 21, 2015

Vice | Civil Liberties and Media Advocates Have Filed A Legal Challenge to Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Law
By Justin Ling, July 21, 2015

Canadaland | Bill C-51 to Face Charter Challenge in Supreme Court
By Bethany Horne, July 21, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Charter challenge of Bill C-51 launched by two groups
By Sean Fine, July 21, 2015

Toronto Star | Journalist group and civil liberties association start constitutional challenge to anti-terrorism Bill C-51
By Dan Taekema, July 21, 2015

CBC | C-51 sees charter challenge from civil liberties, press freedom advocates
July 21, 2015

Global News | Ottawa’s anti-terrorism act to face Charter challenge
By Vassy Kapelos, July 21, 2015

NOW | Anti-terrorism Act to face Charter challenge
By Enzo DiMatteo, July 21, 2015

CBC | Saint John native helps launch Charter challenge against C-51
July 21, 2015

iPolitics | Groups launch court challenge of C-51, citing ‘grave threat to our rights’
By Claire Wählen, July 21, 2015

Ottawa Citizen | Gormley: Use Constitution to fight government secrecy
By Shannon Gormley, July 19, 2015

Toronto Star | Ottawa censors majority of Access to Information requests
By Laurent Bastien Corbeil, July 8, 2015

The Huffington Post | Canada's Human Rights Record Under UN Review For First Time Since 2006
By Zi-Ann Lum, July 6, 2015

The Huffington Post | Free Expression Is Slipping Away
By Alice Klein, July 3, 2015

Toronto Star | Egregious delays on access-to-information requests must stop: Editorial
June 28, 2015

International Business Times | Canada Enacts Controversial Surveillance Law, Opposition Leader Promises Reforms
By Aditya Tejas, June 19, 2015

The Real News Network | Bill C-51 Passed in Canada, but Repeal Plans Are Already in the Works
June 12, 2015

National Post | Full Comment: Lawyers battle over release of Senate report that could help Mike Duffy’s case
By Christie Blatchford, June 12, 2015

Deutsche Welle | Canada's landmark anti-terror law triggers alarm
By Kait Bolongaro, June 6, 2015

Le Devoir | Procès Duffy: Les audiences reprennent... et sont ajournées
By Marie Vastel, June 2, 2015

The Hill Times | Court should allow Senate audit at Duffy trial in public interest, say media
By Tim Naumetz, June 1, 2015

Chilliwack Progress | Government has a duty to let scientists speak
By Margaret Evans, May 29, 2015

National Post | There are clear threats to free speech in Canada. Police posing as journalists is not one of them
By Marni Soupcoff, May 25, 2015

Toronto Star | Taking a stand on freedom of speech and your right to know: Public Editor
By Kathy English, May 15, 2015

The Huffington Post | CBC, Canadian Journalists For Free Expression Argue Cops Posing As Journalists Breach Charter Rights
By Colin Perkel, May 11, 2015

New Canadian Media | 'Government Communication Should Now Be Called Government Marketing'
May 9, 2015

The Huffington Post | Munir Sheikh: Bad Info From NHS Will Lead To Bad Planning
By Sunny Freeman, May 8, 2015

The Huffington Post | Harper Is Free Expression's Biggest Rival
By Arnold Amber, May 4, 2015

The Guardian | Not in our name: World Press Freedom Day 116 days after Charlie Hebdo
May 1, 2015

rabble | Hot Docs 2015 radiates with personal, high-stakes stories
By June Chua, April 20, 2015

The Huffington Post | Bill C-51 Would Jeopardize the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
By Peter Jacobson and Andrew MacDonald, April 17, 2015

Ottawa Citizen | Federal Court strikes down fees for electronic documents
By Jesse Winter, April 16, 2015

The Huffington Post | Bill C-51 Poses a Serious Threat to Free Expression in Canada
By Paula Todd, April 14, 2015

The Georgia Straight | Serious access to information reform is needed in Canada
March 31, 2015

Ottawa Citizen | Long-awaited Access to Information report set to be tabled
By Daniel Katz, March 30, 2015

Ottawa Citizen | Gormley: Protect foreign correspondents
By Shannon Gormley, March 29, 2015

Toronto Star | Majority of Canadians oppose state surveillance, new report says
By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, March 23, 2015

The Globe and Mail | NSA trying to map Rogers, RBC communications traffic, leak shows
By Colin Freeze and Christine Dobby, March 17, 2015

Inside Halton | Write2Know demands answers from feds
By Barrie Advance, March 16, 2015

CBC | Bill C-51 'Day of Action' protests denounce new policing powers
By Kady O'Malley, March 14, 2015

The Globe & Mail | On eve of Bill C-51 protests, B.C. premier sounds note of caution over lost freedoms
By Andrea Woo, March 13, 2015

International Business Times | Snowden's NSA Leaks Catalogued In First Searchable Database Of The Surveillance Documents
By Thomas Halleck, March 12, 2015

CTV | Canada AM: Fahmy trial delayed again
March 9, 2015

Mint Press News | Snowden: Canadians Face ‘Intrusive’ Spy Bill That Echoes US Patriot Act
By Nadia Prupis, March 6, 2015

International Business Times | Snowden Archive online: NSA and GCHQ spying revelations catalogued in searchable database
By Mary-Ann Russon, March 5, 2015

La Presse | Loi antiterroriste: mise en garde de Snowden aux Canadiens
By Laura-Julie Perreault, March 4, 2015

CBC | Edward Snowden archive aims to 'piece together the bigger picture'
By Amber Hildebrandt, March 4, 2015

Toronto Star | Edward Snowden warns of perils in Canada’s proposed anti-terror law
By Tanya Talaga and Alex Boutilier, March 4, 2015

CTV | Edward Snowden documents now available online in Canada
By Adam Miller, March 4, 2015

Reuters | Snowden says U.S. not offering fair trial if he returns
By Solarina Ho, March 4, 2015

Radio-Canada | Le contrôle exercé sur le renseignement canadien est faible, selon Snowden
By Julie-Anne Lamoureux, March 4, 2015

The Washington Post | Snowden: ‘I would love to go back’ to U.S.
March 4, 2015

NOW | Five Takeaways from Edward Snowden's CJFE Q&A
By Anthony Burton, March 4, 2015

Toronto Sun | 'No way to feel safe,' Edward Snowden tells Ryerson teleconference
By Kevin Connor, March 4, 2015

CBC | The apps Edward Snowden recommends to protect your privacy online
By Andrea Bellemare, March 4, 2015

The Tyee | Edward Snowden's Warning to Canada
March 4, 2015

CBC | Edward Snowden says Canadian spying has weakest oversight in Western world
March 4, 2015

UPI | Snowden hopes to return to U.S., says he's weary of tech
By Doug G. Ware, March 4, 2015

Open Democracy | Terror arrives in Canada – but whose?
By Catherine Chapman, March 4, 2015

CBC | CBC Edmonton: Tom Henheffer on government secrecy
February 25, 2015

CTV | CTV News Channel: Trial not being expedited
February 23, 2015

CTV | CTV News Channel: Did diplomats fail Fahmy?
February 23, 2015

rabble | Why we need to bring back the mandatory long-form census
February 23, 2015

OpenCanada.org | Crucial days ahead for Mohamed Fahmy
By Eva Salinas, February 20, 2015

Toronto Sun | Fahmy blames Harper for not moving sooner to free him
February 15, 2015

CBC | Mohamed Fahmy to be released on bail in Cairo
February 12, 2015

The Christian Science Monitor | Fahmy bailed out: What more can Canada do to bring him home?
By Valentina Jovanovski, February 12, 2015

NEWSTALK 1010 | Canadian journalist Mohammed Fahmy to reunite with family Saturday
February 12, 2015

La Presse | John Baird: gros cafouillage, petit héritage
By Agnès Gruda, February 10, 2015

CTV | CTV News Channel: Retrial set for Mohamed Fahmy
February 9, 2015

CTV | Canada AM: Did Baird make things worse?
February 9, 2015

News Talk 4BC | Greste back on home soil
February 5, 2015

Metro | Free expression, journalists under attack everywhere: Canadian journalism advocate
By Gilbert Ngabo, January 8, 2015

CTV | CTV News Channel: "Frightening new reality"
January 7, 2015

CTV | Canadian publications defiant in wake of horrific attack in France
By Colin Perkel, January 7, 2015

Global | Charlie Hebdo attack raises questions about press freedom
By James Armstrong, January 7, 2015

Yahoo News Canada | Could the Charlie Hebdo attack cause a rise in media self-censorship?
By Steve Mertl, January 7, 2015


Toronto Star | Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, jailed in Egypt, should be set free: Editorial
December 8, 2014

The Independent | Al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned by Egypt to ‘teach Qatar a lesson’ for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood
By Robert Fisk, December 4, 2014

CBC As It Happens | Native Women's Association of Canada awarded for murdered and missing database
December 4, 2014

The Globe and Mail | I’ve been imprisoned as a pawn in a larger cold war
By Mohamed Fahmy, December 3, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Jailed Canadian journalist Fahmy blames arrest on Egypt-Qatar spat
By Kim Mackrael, December 3, 2014

National Post | Canadian journalist doesn’t want death penalty for Afghan police officer who shot her six times and killed her photographer
By Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press, December 3, 2014

CBC | Reporter Kathy Gannon won't be 'held hostage' by brutal shooting in Afghanistan
By Susan Ormiston, December 3, 2014

CBC | Kathy Gannon Interview
The National, December 3, 2014

Macleans | Q&A: Oleksiy Matsuka on the failed launch of a new Ukraine
By Adrian Lee, December 3, 2014

CTV | 'I think we're finished now': Canadian journalist recalls Afghanistan shooting
By Marlene Leung, December 3, 2014

CBC | 'We're really finished now': Canadian journalist Kathy Gannon recalls moment of Afghan attack
As It Happens, December 2, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Canadian journalist shot in Afghanistan set to receive award
By Tu Thanh Ha, December 2, 2014

Toronto Star | Photographer Anja Niedringhaus was dedicated to telling the human story
By Olivia Ward, December 2, 2014

Toronto Star | Award winning journalist says truth is under fire in Ukraine
By Olivia Ward, December 2, 2014

Toronto Star | 5 things that have happened 5 years since history’s deadliest attack on journalists
By Natasha Grzincic, November 21, 2014

Hamilton Spectator | Halton journalist alleges threats by Mississauga mayoral candidate
By Nicole O'Reilly, November 13, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Veteran broadcaster Bob Carty told global stories through human lens
By Olesia Plokhii, October 23, 2014

The Tyee | Pattern of Charity Audit Bias 'Disturbing' Says Free Speech Advocate
By Jeremy J. Nuttall, October 22, 2014

Toronto Sun | Crowdfunding campaign for jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist
October 10, 2014

rabble | Catching CSEC off guard
By Eva Prkachin, September 23, 2014

Global | Fahmy’s family hopes PM will advocate for imprisoned journalist at UN
By Diana Mehta, September 22, 2014

Canada AM | The Risks of War Reporting
September 3, 2014

CTV | Imprisoned Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy files appeal
By Clare Clancy, August 20, 2014

National Post | Mohamed Fahmy: My letter from a Cairo prison
By Mohamed Fahmy, August 1, 2014

CBC News | Mohamed Fahmy, jailed Canadian journalist, considers appeal
July 31, 2014

Toronto Star | Jailed Canadian journalist denounces "draconian" verdict
By Tanya Talaga, July 31, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Ottawa’s stand on Fahmy’s imprisonment is clear, Harper says
By Gloria Galloway, June 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Egyptian president El-Sissi rejects calls to pardon Al Jazeera journalists
By Gloria Galloway, June 24, 2014

The John Oakley Show | Interview with Tom Henheffer on Mohamed Fahmy
June 24, 2014

CBC News | Egypt motivated against journalists?
June 23, 2014

Toronto Sun | Egyptian-Canadian journalist sentenced to seven years in Cairo
By Giuseppe Valiante, June 23, 2014

CBC Metro Morning | Canadian Journalist Jailed, Guest host Gill Deacon speaks with Tom Henheffer
June 23, 2014

National Post | Distraught family of jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy urges Ottawa to ramp up pressure on Egypt
By Paola Loriggio, Canaidan Press, June 23, 2014

Think Progress | ‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Environmental Journalists
By Emily Atkin, May 23, 2014

Ottawa Citizen | Column: Don’t care about surveillance? You’re probably white and middle class
By Angela Chapin, May 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Dangers and barriers on World Press Freedom Day
May 4, 2014

Toronto Star | Where is Canada's rage over digital surveillance?
By Jesse Brown, May 1, 2014

Strategy | CJFE's explosive campaign
By Matthew Chung, April 28, 2014

Toronto Star | Canadians’ rightful access to public information being blocked, experts say
By Wendy Gillis, April 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Imprisoned Canadian ‘fed up’ as Egypt detention hits 100 days
By Diana Mehta, April 7, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Egyptian president vows a ‘fast resolution’ to case of jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist
By Gloria Galloway, March 24, 2014

CTV | Supporters worldwide demand release of Canadian, colleagues in Egypt
By Diana Mehta, February 27, 2014

George Stroumboulopoulos | Al Jazeera Organizes Day Of Action To #FreeAJStaff From Egyptian Prison
February 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Supporters around the world demand release of Egyptian-Canadian journalist
By Gloria Galloway, February 27, 2014

Toronto Star | Torontonians rally for release of jailed Al-Jazeera journalists
By Kim Nursall, February 27, 2014

Toronto Star | Vigil for jailed journalists: Recap
February 27, 2014

Toronto Sun | Toronto rally to free Al Jazeera journalists held in Egypt
By Maryam Shah, February 27, 2014

Al Jazeera | Canada crosses a line on Egypt detentions
By Daniel Lak, February 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Why the silence over Mohamed Fahmy?
By Elizabeth Renzetti, February 17, 2014

Al Jazeera | Canada joins call to #FreeAJStaff
By Daniel Lak, February 7, 2014

The Huffington Post | Journalists Are Not Terrorists: Free the Al Jazeera Staff Jailed in Egypt
By Tom Henheffer, February 7, 2014

CBC | Al Jazeera, others urging Ottawa to help Mohamed Fahmy
February 6, 2014

The Globe and Mail | Journalists press Ottawa to help free Canadian jailed in Egypt
By James Bradshaw, February 6, 2014

iPolitics | Group says feds not doing enough to free Canadian reporter from Cairo jail
By Paola Loriggio, February 6, 2014

Toronto Star | Journalists demand release of reporters detained in Egypt
By Gemma Karstens-Smith, February 6, 2014

Toronto Star | CJFE calls for release of Al Jazeera staff in Egypt
February 6, 2014

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight | Canadian-Egyptian Journalist Remains In Detention In Cairo
February 5, 2014

CTV | Canadian journalist in Cairo faces charges that include joining terrorist group
By Diana Mehta, January 29, 2014


CBC | Turkish journalist Ahmet Şık receives Canadian award for courageous reporting
December 6, 2013

National Post | Bob Thomson: Blowing the whistle on Chile’s 1973 brutality
December 6, 2013

Toronto Star | Journalists honoured in Toronto for pursuit of truth: Public Editor
December 5, 2013

CBC | Eritrean journalist Mebrahtu Teclesion Berhe is honoured tonight by the NGO Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
December 4, 2013

Meftih | CJFE Awards Three Eritrean Journalists
December 2013

ICORN | ICORN Guest Writer Dessale Berekhet receives CJFE’s International Press Freedom Award
November 2013

The Guardian | Human rights groups' open letter to David Cameron on surveillance
November 3, 2013

allAfrica | Ethiopia: Canadian Free Expression Group Denounces Mistreatment of Journalists in Ethiopian Prisons
November 1, 2013

Toronto Star | Somali government forces largest radio broadcaster off air
By Michelle Shephard, October 26, 2013

OMNI News | Ai Weiwei: Voices of Freedom
October 2, 2013

Toronto Star | Liberian journalist moved to prison from hospital
By Valerie Hauch, September 23, 2013

Toronto Star | Pop stars and inspiration greet 20,000 at We Day
By Zoe McKnight, September 20, 2013

Toronto Star | Trespass charge dropped against Star reporter who photographed news event at Union Station
By Valerie Hauch, September 13, 2013

Maclean's | REPLAY: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
By Nick Taylor-Vaisey, September 10, 2013

Toronto Star | Standing up for Turkish freedoms
By Olivia Ward, July 27, 2013

Toronto Star | Bring Canada's Parliament under Access to Information Act
By Suzanne Legault, June 27, 2013

Ottawa Citizen | More is less: Feds boost information services amid complaints of tighter control
By Bruce Cheadle, June 23, 2013

Toronto Star | Toronto Union Station waiver rule for journalists criticized
By Jim Rankin, June 7, 2013

straight.com | Watch Gordon McBean at Canadian Science in Crisis: Research, Responsibility and the Right to Speak
By Travis Lupick, June 7, 2013

Winnipeg Free Press | Journalists ask people to oppose budget bill that would touch on CBC contracts
The Canadian Press, May 27, 2013

The Globe and Mail | Journalists’ groups say government should not be sitting in on CBC negotiations
By Gloria Galloway, May 27, 2013

iPolitics | Press freedom groups demand removal of CBC from budget bill
By Olesia Plokhii, May 27, 2013

rabble | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and whistleblowers
By Dennis Gruending, May 5, 2013

Toronto Star | Plague of government secrecy throttles Canadians' freedom
By Arnold Amber, May 3, 2013

Huffington Post | What the Government Is Hiding Should Make Canadians "Blush in Horror"
By Arnold Amber, May 3, 2013

The Globe and Mail | In too much of the world, press freedom remains a dream
By Annie Game, May 3, 2013

Maclean's | Free-speech report takes aim at Harper government's "culture of secrecy"
By Colin Perkel, May 3, 2013

Huffington Post | Let Science Speak: Harper Government Continues to Muzzle Federally Funded Scientists
By Bob Carty, May 2, 2013

CBC | DFO gets F in free expression from journalism group
May 2, 2013

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight | Interview with Carol Off
April 9, 2013

The Christian Science Monitor | Chilly White North? Canadian government secrecy on the rise
By Bilbo Poynter, April 5, 2013

The Globe and Mail | Censorship is alive and well in Canada – just ask government scientists
By Elizabeth Renzetti, February 22, 2013

The Epoch Times | Revamp freedom of information laws, watchdogs tell Ottawa
By Justina Reichel, February 6, 2013


The Globe and Mail | Party photos of the week
By Laura Serra, December 14, 2012

Toronto Star | Freedom of expression is more than an international issue: Public Editor
By Kathy English, December 7, 2012

The Globe and Mail | African journalist celebrated for tackling taboos – and risking her life
By Iain Marlow, December 7, 2012

As It Happens | Mae Azango: One of a Kind
December 6, 2012

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight | 102 journalists have been killed in 2012
December 6, 2012

Toronto Star | Liberian journalist Mae Azango honoured for bravery
By Diana Zlomislic, December 5, 2012

National Post | Meet Mae Azango, the Liberian journalist who refuses to be silenced on female genital mutilation
By Jonathan Kay, December 3, 2012

FAIR | Canadian Groups Raise Concern at UN About Shortcomings In Freedom of Expression and Other Rights
By Don Butler, October 12, 2012

Toronto Star | Federal government flunks freedom of expression, says journalists’ group
By Alyshah Hasham, May 2, 2012


Toronto Star | Telling truth to tyrants
By Kathy English, November 26, 2011

The Current | Whistleblowers go public on threat of bovine growth hormones
November 22, 2011

This Magazine | This45: Arif Noorani on Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
By Arif Noorani, May 19, 2011

CTV News | Report gives Harper gov't failing grade for access to info
By The Canadian Press, May 10, 2011

Toronto Star | Freedom of expression report gives Tory government failing grade
By Diana Mehta, May 9, 2011

The Epoch Times | Supreme Court decision means no ‘cameras in hallways’
By Joan Delaney, January 30, 2011

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight | 87 journalists were killed worldwide in 2010
January 4, 2011

The Epoch Times | Suicide Bombings of Journalists in Pakistan a New Trend
By Joan Delaney, January 3, 2011


The Globe and Mail | Stephen Harper flunks Info-sharing 101
By Jane Taber, May 3, 2010

CTV News | Cops to stop posing as media - unless necessary: OPP
By The Canadian Press, August 31, 2010


allAfrica | Uganda: Canadian Newspaper Raps Govt Over Lambert
By Charles Etukuri, March 28, 2006

IFEX | Newspaper shut down, journalist arrested
March 28, 2006