IFJ in the news this week

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Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

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Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

Read some of the news highlights from Friday 27th of April to Friday 4th of May.

1. Opens external link in new windowUS ‘stands by’ Afghans after deadly day for journalists, DAWN

2. Opens external link in new windowSingle deadliest day for Afghan journalists since Taliban highlights need for press freedom, By Kim Sengupta, The Independent 

3. Opens external link in new windowMedia landscape in Pakistan, By Malik Muhammad Ashraf, The Nation

4. Opens external link in new windowIFJ: Arab world public media investments needed to promote press freedom, By Nawad Khan, Kuwait News Agency 

5. Opens external link in new windowAl menos 32 periodistas han muerto asesinados en lo que va de año, una media de dos a la semana, Europa Press

6. Opens external link in new windowWorld Press Freedom Day: Are journalists increasingly under attack?, By Soraya Auer, BBC News

7. Opens external link in new windowFree media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists, By David Robie, Asia Pacific Report 

8. Opens external link in new windowGJA hosts international journalists, Ghana Web

9. Opens external link in new windowMore journalists killed since 1990 in targeted attacks than in crossfire - data suggests, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

10. Opens external link in new windowWPFD: Norwegian gov't, IFJ school 21 female journalists on Gender Equity, Safety and Sexual harassment, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

11. Opens external link in new windowJournalists working in difficult situation in IOK, Kashmir Media Service

12. Opens external link in new windowAt what cost Press Freedom and truth?, By Michelle Chun, The Sun Daily 

13. Opens external link in new windowHouse eyes ban on media who besmirch members' reputation, By Keith A. Calayag, SunStar Manila 

14. Opens external link in new window'Terrible Day for Journalists All Over the World': Dozens Killed as Coordinated Attack Targets Reporters in Kabul, By Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams 

15. Opens external link in new windowWith 32 already killed, 2018 set to be deadly year for journalists, CTV News

16. Opens external link in new windowTonga drops in press freedom rankings, Radio New Zealand

17. Opens external link in new windowAttacks on Journalists, Media Houses Continue Unabated Across South Asia, By Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar, The Wire 

18. Opens external link in new windowGaza journalist killed by Israel was detained, beaten by Hamas in 2015: IFJ, i24 News 

19. Opens external link in new windowOn World Press Freedom Day, journalist Rana Ayyub speaks on harassment, By Basha Singh, National Herald 

20. Opens external link in new windowZijn dood lijkt symbolisch voor de ondergang van 'Journalistan', NOS

21. Opens external link in new windowFrench, Int’l organizations express solidarity with jailed Turkish journalists, Turkey Purge 

22. Opens external link in new windowUNAOC cancels Press Freedom Day event over pressure from Turkey, Stockholm Center for Freedom 

23. Opens external link in new windowUNESCO report features ‘India+Kashmir’ in nation chapters list, The Tribune 

24. Opens external link in new windowPalace disputes claim PH dangerous place for media, By Efren Montano, Journal Online 

25. Opens external link in new windowEP President commemorates Daphne Caruana Galizia on World Press Freedom Day, Malta Independent Online

26. Opens external link in new windowLa Eurocámara aboga por proteger el periodismo de investigación, El Nacional

27. Opens external link in new windowIn a month characterized by repression, a pro-LGBTQI+ campaign lifts some spirits, IFEX 

28. Opens external link in new windowJournalists face bombs, jail, blacklists as world press freedom declines, By Jan van der Made, RFI

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