Welcome to 11th issue of the IFJ Focus on Safety, a monthly blog which provides highlights, news and in-depth analysis of safety-related events of concerns to journalists.
The blog is part of the IFJ strategy to promote the safety of journalists and to combat the issue of impunity.
Please check out the IFJ International Code of Practice for the Safe Conduct of Journalism at the end of this issue.
We value your feedback and would like to hear about your safety experience in the field as well as any safety-related stories you would like to share with members of the IFJ family, the global journalists’ community.
The current issue covers the following safety-related events and activities which took place in September 2015:
- Israel Army Removes from Duty Officer over Attack on AFP Reporters in Nablus
- IFJ welcomes UN Independent Expert’s report over press freedom’s violations in Somalia
- FAJ Stands Up to Coup Leaders to Protect Journalists in Burkina Faso
- Media House under Attack as Taliban Seize Kunduz
- Philippines Arrest Masterminds of Journalists’ Murder in 2011
- Taliban Issue Threats to Media in Pakistani over War Coverage
- Ukraine Bans 38 European Journalists and Bloggers
- Journalist Sexually Harassed in the Philippines
- Ex-MP Threatens to Kill Journalists on Live Radio in Nepal
- Nepal Sees Rise of Violence against Journalists amid Political Unrest
- IFJ and EFJ Support Press Freedom and Labour Rights in Turkey
- Call for End to Impunity at 15th Commemoration of Gongadze’s Murder in Ukraine
- Council of Europe Reviews Category of Journalists’ Rights Violations for Online Platform
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