Toronto, ON (August 29, 2015)—Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) condemns the conviction of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, his Egyptian colleague Baher Mohamed and his Australian colleague Peter Greste.
Toronto, ON—Canadians continue to urge Prime Minister Stephen Harper to intervene on behalf of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy to obtain his deportation from Egypt. With the retrial of Fahmy and his colleague Baher Mohamed reconvening on Monday, February 23, this is a critical moment for Prime Minister Harper to personally reach out to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to secure Fahmy’s release.
Bill C-626 supports Canadians’ right to information
TORONTO (Wednesday, January 28, 2015)—CJFE and 11 other organizations call on the Canadian government to pass Bill C-626 and reinstate the mandatory long-form census.
In 2010, the federal government ended the long-form census that informed critical business, policy, and research decisions across the country. As information becomes an increasingly valuable commodity in today’s world, Canada made a conscious decision to blindly walk away from vital data about our culture and society.
Update: The deadline for applications to the 2015/2016 Scotiabank/CJFE Journalism Fellowship has been extended to Friday, February 27.
Toronto, ON—Scotiabank, together with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and Massey College at the University of Toronto, look forward to welcoming another Latin American journalist to take part in the eight-month Journalism Fellowship for 2015-2016.
TORONTO – Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) has chosen Ukrainian journalist Oleksiy Matsuka as winner of the 2014 International Press Freedom Award (IPFA). The award will be presented to Matsuka at the 2014 CJFE Gala on December 3 in Toronto.
Toronto, ON—Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) has called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi while at the United Nations General Assembly this week, to push for the release of Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy and his colleagues.
Evening features exclusive photo exhibit and silent auction of work by late AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus
Toronto, ON—On the 200th day in Egyptian prison for three Al Jazeera English journalists, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) sent a petition signed by 10,799 people to Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi demanding he immediately and unconditionally release the three unjustly detained individuals.
Toronto, ON—Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) will send a petition to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi tomorrow, calling for the immediate release of imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. July 16 will be the 200th day in prison for these three journalists unjustly detained in Egypt.