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Gianluca Costantini
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A red cross for journalism

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has awarded this year’s prestigious Charles Bury Award to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) for their continued commitment to ensuring the safety and security of journalists working in some of the most dangerous environments around the world.

“Amidst today’s cacophony of global chaos, the world needs a Red Cross for journalism,” said CAJ president Brent Jolly, in presenting the award earlier this evening at the association’s annual awards ceremony at Toronto’s Reference Library.

“For decades, the CPJ has saved countless lives of journalists while simultaneously shining a bright light on the many draconian abuses to press freedom around the world.”

In particular, Jolly referenced the organization’s work in supporting journalists working in Gaza, Ukraine, Mexico, Russia, the Philippines – and Canada. Continue

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