There were 138 violations of media and journalists' rights during 2020 in Iraqi Kurdistan, including arbitrary arrests and physical attacks, a new...

UPDATED 11.01.2021. Violent protesters targeted and attacked media workers during the assault on the United States Capitol in Washington DC. The...

Three women journalists were detained and another was beaten by police on 5 January during a protest in the Turkish capital Ankara against the...

A TV journalist was killed in a missile attack on Aden Airport on 30 December. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate,...

As Judge Vanessa Baraitser started to deliver her ruling in the Old Bailey’s number two court yesterday, nothing felt right.

Bismillah Adil Aimaq, an Afghan journalist and human rights activist was killed by unidentified gunmen in Dara-e-Taimoor village in Ghor province of...

Judge Vanessa Baraitser today ruled against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States arguing it would be “oppressive by...

Bismillah Adil Aimaq, an Afghan journalist and human rights activist was killed by unidentified gunmen in Dara-e-Taimoor village in Ghor province of...

Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who covered the coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan earlier this year, was convicted of “picking...

UPDATED 4.02.2021 The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of an unprecedented global pandemic crisis, but also as the year of the resurgence...

An Algerian court condemned journalist Abdelkrim Zeghileche to two years in prison over a Facebook post on August 24, but he was released from prison...

El periodista Felipe Guevara Henao falleció el 23 de diciembre luego de un ataque a balazos por sujetos no identificados en la ciudad de Cali, ubicada...

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...

2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic have had a brutal impact on journalism: media closures, layoffs, loss of income and job insecurity have been headline...

Can Dündar, the former editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet was sentenced to over 27 years in prison on 23 December 2020. The charges...