On June 4, Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers raided the home of News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst over a story she wrote in April 2018. The...

Australian media outlet News Corp has announced that it will cut 55 editorial positions, targeting journalists that lack digital skills. The...

Mohammed Rizvi Maharoof was released following a week-long detention, after his arrest under the Prevention of Terrorism Act in late May. The...

Jang reporter Shahid Sultan’s home in Rawalpindi in Pakistan was stormed by police in the early hours of May 24, 2019. The International Federation of...

A black banner referring to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) and other activist groups as allies of the ‘terrorist NPA’ was...

A journalist with local television station Channel Mandalay was arrested covering a protest at a cement factory on May 15. He remains in police...

Beijing-based citizen journalist Xie Qiang was arrested on April 27 for ‘picking quarrels and stirring up trouble’ and has not been heard from since....

The Hong Kong government has tabled a bill to the Legislative Council, to amend the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, which allows the transfer of...

The Macau government’s proposed Civil Protection Law which has been sent to the Legislative Assembly for discussions could have serious implications...

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...

Journalists were attacked and social media was blocked, as protests broke out in central Jakarta on May 22. The International Federation of...

In the past week, three activists were arrested in Bangladesh under the country’s internet and digital security laws. The International Federation of...

A local court in Karachi has dismissed all charges against Pakistani journalist, Shahzeb Jillani, who had been accused of cyber-terrorism. The IFJ...

IFJ affiliates in Asia Pacific held different activities, ranging from freedom festival to discussions and marches to celebrate the World Press...

Mina Mangal, a former television presenter who is now working as parliamentary adviser, was shot in broad daylight Saturday, May 11, morning in Kabul....

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...