Unifor took part in the social media photo campaign demanding that those who ordered the killing of journalists be brought to justice.
The CWA union sent letters to the Russian embassy and the Mexican embassy in Canada denouncing the state of impunity in the two countries.
The union of Cyrprus journalists took part in the social media photo campaign demanding that those who ordered the killing of journalists be brought to justice.
The Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists, a regional affiliate of the Indian Journalists’ Union (IJU), organised a workshop as part of the IFJ’s End Impunity campaign which focused on India as one of five target countries.
On the proposal of the Italian Union Federazione Nationale della Stampa Italiana (FNSI) and the Union of journalists at Rai (USIGRai), the Italian public broadcasting company Rai remembered journalists killed in the world in last years by projecting their names on its facade. Under the motto “80 names, 80 stories, 80 truths denied”, the Rai headquarters in Rome display the journalists’ names from the afternoon of Sunday 1 November until the morning of 3 November.
To mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate (PJS) organised a demonstration outside the United Nations (UN) offices in Ramallah. PJS President Nasser Abu Baker delivered a letter to UN GS António Guterres which he handed over to UN official in Ramallah.
Some pictures from the action:
The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines has launched the “Masked Media” campaign to raise public awareness of the attacks on press freedom by president Rodrigo Duterte and his government. The campaign uses cloth face masks printed with a red hand that, when worn, covers the mouth, symbolizing the continued efforts to silence the free and critical Philippine media.
The Union will start the global sale of the face masks on 2 November, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Order the mask for USD 10 here. On the Philippines, the masks can be bough here. The proceeds will go to the Defense Fund for Filipino Journalists which supports journalists facing harassment court cases.
Poland and Ukraine
The Polish Association of Journalists (SDP) and National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) are preparing a publication "I'm a journalist. Why are you beating me?" with stories of Belarusian journalists reporting on the protests in Belarus.
The Free Media Movement (FMM) organized a social media campaign, an online public forum and issued a media statement.
The Press Branch Conference of the Syndicat des media et de la communication (SYNDICOM) issued a statement condemning the international state of impunity and supporting the IFJ's campaign to end impunity.
SYNDICOM sent a letter to the Mexican embassy in Switerland denouncing the state of impunity in Mexico.
The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU)held public hearings on the safety of journalists with the participation of top representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In this format, the launch of a special hotline which journalists can use to report offenses against them was announced. Read the NUJU press release here.