NEW YORK, December 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists will release a special report on press freedom conditions in Rwanda 20 years after the genocide that claimed more than 800,000 lives. The report examines the government’s control of the media, self-censorship, patterns of harassment and threats, as well as a lack of investment in the media and appropriate regulation. The report will be released online in English and French, and presented at an event in Brussels.
WHEN: December 8, 2014 (online release). December 10, 2014, Brussels.
WHERE: Online: www.cpj.org
Brussels: International Press Center. 8-12.30 p.m. Central European Time.
Note to editors: Advance copies of the report will be available upon request and interviews may be arranged prior to launch date. The report will be published in English and French.
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