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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 Saturday, May 4th to Friday, May 10th 2019:

1. Union hits out at growing threats against reporters, Belfast Telegraph

2. World Press Freedom Day Celebrated in Baghdad as Iraq Plans to Establish a National Mechanism to Protect Journalists, Relief Web

3. Press Freedom Day UK Embassy and the Federal Building San Francisco Stream, Indybay

4. Defending freedom of the press in an era of ‘fake news’, Crux

5. Tip of the iceberg: a timeline of Israeli attacks on news organisations, TRT World

6.  IFJ Calls For Release Of Burundian Reporter Arrested For Partaking In Clandestine Meeting, Urdu Point

7.  Ukrainian journalist Vadim Komarov beaten into coma, IFEX

8.  Reuters reporters walk free as campaign for media reform continues in Myanmar, IFEX

9. Nepal law violating international press freedom standards, Telesur

10. IFJ launches 17th South Asia press freedom report, Kashmir Reader

11.  Investigative journalism is a dangerous job in Ukraine, Deutsche Welle

12. El peligroso oficio de informar en América Latina, RFI

13. Periodismo en Ucrania: Vadym Komarov en coma por informar sobre corrupción política, Periodistas en español

14. Moscú lamenta que la OSCE silencie el ataque policial contra reportera rusa en París, Sputnik

15. Una Plaza en París en memoria a tres periodistas franceses asesinados, RFI

16. Journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse : au moins 95 journalistes tués dans l’exercice de leurs fonctions en 2018, Bamada.net

17. Burundi: un journaliste de la radio-télévision arrêté pour tenue d’une « réunion clandestine », La Libre – Afrique

18. Qu’implique la création d’un droit voisin pour la presse ?, La Croix

19. Release of Reuters journalists welcomed, but local journalists still threatened, harassed and restricted, Karen news

20. La situation de la presse toujours préoccupante selon l’UJB, VOA Afrique

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