This year the IFJ will celebrate World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7th October by highlighting the work of unions in winning equality for all at...

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 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...

On May 9th, 2018, Najib Razak’s United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) Government was defeated in general elections that stunned the world. Today,...

Former newspaper columnist has been jailed for seven years in Myanmar over Facebook post criticizing the country’s leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The...

The draconian Digital Security Bill 2018 has passed the Bangladesh Parliament with provisions curtailing the freedom of expression and independent...

Do Cong Duong, Vietnamese land rights activist and citizen journalist was sentenced to 48 months jail for ‘disturbing public order’. The International...

Media in the Philippines has come under attack this week, both online and offline, raising serious concerns about the safety and security of the...

Ahead of presidential elections in the Maldives on September 23, allegations have emerged of foreign journalists been denied visas to cover the...

Yesterday, Malaysia’s Dewan Negara (the Senate of Parliament) rejected the Anti Fake News (Abolition) Bill 2018, a decision which has been labelled a...

Nepal police arrested the editor of a weekly newspaper from his home in Lalitpur on alleged cybercrime charges over a published news report.