Welcome to the 15th 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 issue covers the following safety-related events and activities:
•UN Human Rights Council Adopt New Resolution on Journalists’ Safety
•UN Human Rights Council Urged to End Continuing Intimidation and Attacks against Somali Journalists
•Somalia: UN General Secretary Condemns Attacks against Journalists’ Union
•Kenya: Journalists’ Protests Attacks on Media
•IFJ Runs Safety Training for Journalists and Media Workers in Yemen
•Russia: Investigative Journalist Assaulted in Siberia
•Ukraine: IFJ/EFJ Condemns Arson Attack on TV Station
•Ireland: IFJ Backs Calls for Action on O'Hagan Murder
•Filipino Journalists Threatened on Social Media
•Journalists Attacked and Arrested while Covering Protests in China
•Journalists Face Difficulties as Unrest in Kashmir Continues
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