Publisher Mohammed al-Wakeel and an editor of Jordan news web site Al Wakeel News were detained on 10 December for posting on the official Facebook...

Press freedom is derived from the fundamental human right to freedom of expression and is the foundation of a free and democratic society. Writes...

IFJ in the news

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...

Pakistani journalist Sohail Khan was shot and killed just days after filing a story about drug mafia on October 16, 2018. The International Federation...

The Bangladesh Government has endorsed the Broadcasting Bill in a cabinet meeting on Monday, October 15, raising concerns over restrictive provisions....

As Afghanistan prepares to go to the polls on October 20, concerns have been raised about the access that provincial journalists will have at polling...

Indian journalists speaking out against sexual harassment have reignited India’s #MeToo movement. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

The news editor for National Media Group (GMN) in Timor Leste was dismissed on September 27 due to his role as the Timor Leste Press Union (TLPU)...

Police officers searched the Eleven Media offices on Tuesday evening searching for three journalists over incitement charges. The International...

The vice president of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Victor Mallet, has had his work visa renewal refused, raising serious concerns about...

Screening of internationally acclaimed film by director Jude Ratnam ‘Demons in Paradise’ was canceled by the organizers of the Jaffna International...

The Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in India, laid off 297 staff across the country on September 29. The International Federation...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a joint project to boost and improve media...

The Lahore High Court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for journalist Cyril Almeida over an interview with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He...

Following the removal of the managing director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and allegations of attempts by the chairman of the...

Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the 2018 Maldives presidential election beating incumbent president Abdulla...