IFJ in the News this week

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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 28th April to Friday 5th May:

Fairfax Media staff on strike say the message is clear: 'It's time to invest in journalism', by Chloe Brice and Emily Sakzewski, ABC News 

‘Nepali media still under threat, remains unsecure’, Post Report, The Kathmandu Post

70 cases of press freedom violation in a year: FNJ, My Republica

Press freedom under threat worldwide, Matangi Tonga

26 Palestinian Journalists Arrested by Israel Go on Hunger Strike, Asharq Al-Awsat

ISESCO urges member countries to promote freedom of expression, press, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

International call for Israel to release Palestinian journalists, MEMO Middle East Monitor

Trolling of Women Journalists Threatens Free Press, by Manipadma Jena, Inter Press Service

Catanduanes journalist’s murder solved – task force, by Jaime Pilapil, The Manila Times

The cruellest month, by Cathal Sheerin, IFEX

Kashmir press must leverage strengths to overcome threats, by Suhail Ahmad, Pakistan Observer

IFJ condemns jail sentence of journalist in Iran, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

David Speers calls for less secrecy on defence and asylum seekers, by Amanda Meade, The Guardian

Macron’s campaign accuses RT of spreading ‘fake news,’ dodges requests for clarification, Russia Today

IFJ urges India to immediately withdraw social media ban in occupied-Kashmir, by News Desk, The Express Tribune

DRAW FOR HAJJ APPLICATIONS UNDER GOVT. SCHEME TO BE HELD IN ISLAMABAD, Radio Pakistan

Financial collapse of Bosnian public broadcaster imminent, MEPs warn, bne IntelliNews

Global support for Fairfax journos, by APP, 9 News

PFUJ organizes rallies as Pakistan observes World Press Freedom Day, Dispatch News Desk News Agency


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