IFJ in the news this week

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.

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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 Friday 27th of April to Friday 4th of May.

1. US ‘stands by’ Afghans after deadly day for journalists, DAWN

2. Single deadliest day for Afghan journalists since Taliban highlights need for press freedom, By Kim Sengupta, The Independent 

3. Media landscape in Pakistan, By Malik Muhammad Ashraf, The Nation

4. IFJ: Arab world public media investments needed to promote press freedom, By Nawad Khan, Kuwait News Agency 

5. Al menos 32 periodistas han muerto asesinados en lo que va de año, una media de dos a la semana, Europa Press

6. World Press Freedom Day: Are journalists increasingly under attack?, By Soraya Auer, BBC News

7. Free media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists, By David Robie, Asia Pacific Report 

8. GJA hosts international journalists, Ghana Web

9. More journalists killed since 1990 in targeted attacks than in crossfire - data suggests, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

10. WPFD: Norwegian gov't, IFJ school 21 female journalists on Gender Equity, Safety and Sexual harassment, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

11. Journalists working in difficult situation in IOK, Kashmir Media Service

12. At what cost Press Freedom and truth?, By Michelle Chun, The Sun Daily 

13. House eyes ban on media who besmirch members' reputation, By Keith A. Calayag, SunStar Manila 

14. 'Terrible Day for Journalists All Over the World': Dozens Killed as Coordinated Attack Targets Reporters in Kabul, By Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams 

15. With 32 already killed, 2018 set to be deadly year for journalists, CTV News

16. Tonga drops in press freedom rankings, Radio New Zealand

17. Attacks on Journalists, Media Houses Continue Unabated Across South Asia, By Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar, The Wire 

18. Gaza journalist killed by Israel was detained, beaten by Hamas in 2015: IFJ, i24 News 

19. On World Press Freedom Day, journalist Rana Ayyub speaks on harassment, By Basha Singh, National Herald 

20. Zijn dood lijkt symbolisch voor de ondergang van 'Journalistan', NOS

21. French, Int’l organizations express solidarity with jailed Turkish journalists, Turkey Purge 

22. UNAOC cancels Press Freedom Day event over pressure from Turkey, Stockholm Center for Freedom 

23. UNESCO report features ‘India+Kashmir’ in nation chapters list, The Tribune 

24. Palace disputes claim PH dangerous place for media, By Efren Montano, Journal Online 

25. EP President commemorates Daphne Caruana Galizia on World Press Freedom Day, Malta Independent Online

26. La Eurocámara aboga por proteger el periodismo de investigación, El Nacional

27. In a month characterized by repression, a pro-LGBTQI+ campaign lifts some spirits, IFEX 

28. Journalists face bombs, jail, blacklists as world press freedom declines, By Jan van der Made, RFI

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