Campaign on Impunity

Murder is the ultimate form of censorship. Hundreds of journalists are murdered, but the killers go free in nearly nine out of 10 cases. YjAP is waging a global campaign to combat impunity. Join us. Raise your voice. Speak out for justice.

Road to justice: Breaking cycle of impunity
Despite increased international attention to the murders of journalists, governments fail to take action to reduce the high rates of targeted violence and impunity, the Committee to Protect Journalists finds. In the past 10 years, 370 journalists were murdered; in 90 percent of cases, there are no convictions. The unchecked, unsolved murders of journalists is one of the greatest threats to press freedom today.

What’s Inside
CPJ’s Recommendations
Slideshow: Seeking the Mastermind