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Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ's Journalist Assistance program helps journalists through a combination of financial and non-financial assistance. CPJ maintains a small distress fund through which it dispenses emergency grants to journalists. The program also raises funds for journalists from outside sources and collaborates with other freedom of expression organizations.

All applicants are asked to complete...

Contact information: 

T +1 212 4651004, ext. 114, 118 - F +1 212 465 9568 - E JournAsst@cpj.org

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Doha Centre for Media Freedom

Doha Centre's Emergency Assistance (EA) provides direct support, within its means, to journalists who urgently need help, as a result of their work. The EA team assists professional journalists to find sustainable solutions to continue reporting as quickly as possible, with advice, publicity and/or financial means. Journalists can request assistance for medical aid, legal support or other urgent needs. No funds will be granted for ongoing expenses.

The request forms are available here in...

Contact information: 

Telephone: +974 6652 0553
Fax: +974 4421 3718
Email: assistance@dc4mf.org
Twitter: @DCMF_emergency

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Emergency Fund for Human Rights Defenders in Danger

The emergency fund is available for situations that meet three criteria: a request concerning a human rights defender (member of a field association, but also a journalist, a lawyer, an union organizer...), the person in danger is threatened because of his/her work protecting human rights , and the situation presents itself as an emergency .

Contact information: 

T +33 437 371011

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European Commission – Democracy and Human Rights

The emergency fund for human rights defenders at risk managed under the EIDHR allows the Commission to give direct small grants of up to 10.000 euro per grant to Human Rights Defenders (HRD), be it individuals or organisations, who are in need of urgent support.

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Free Press Unlimited

Free Press Unlimited works to ensure that reliable news and information are and remain available to people across the globe. Particularly people in countries where there is little to no press freedom. By supporting local media professionals and journalists, Free Press Unlimited helps to enable as many people as possible to gain and keep access to the information they require to survive and develop.

Contact information: 

T +31 (0) 20 8000400 - F  +31 0) 20 7173648 - E info@freepressunlimited.org

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Freedom House

Freedom House administers several funds which offer emergency assistance to organizations and individuals around the world who are under threat because of their human rights work. The targeted, rapid-response aid we provide enables those at risk to protect themselves and continue their important work.

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