CPJ began compiling detailed records on all journalist deaths in 1992. CPJ staff members independently investigate and verify the circumstances behind each death. CPJ considers a case work-related only when its staff is reasonably certain that a journalist was killed in direct reprisal for his or
Dear Friends and Supporters, First off, thank you for reading this far and potentially signing my petition. My lifelong dream of serving my country as an officer in the U.S Navy was dashed when I developed a mild case of Psoriasis several years ago. This non-contagious skin disease affects 125
When you buy anything from a pet store that sells puppies - toys, leashes, kitty litter - it’s likely that you are funding puppy mills and their cruel practices. Unfortunately, most puppies at your local pet shop come from puppy mills, where they were bred from dogs that spend their entire lives
Cockfighting is a terrible practice where people make bets as two roosters are placed in a ring to fight to the death. The birds are bred to be aggressive and often wear knives that are attached to their spurs. These ‘weapons’ are sharp enough to break bones or puncture an eye or lung.
Despite that over 80% of Americans are strongly opposed to horse slaughter, the trade in horse meat continues to operate in the shadows. Many states – including Texas, California and Illinois – have banned domestic slaughterhouses, yet their laws do not extend past their borders or prevent