100 résultats pour "act to stop violence at work".

Covering a year of unrest marked by anti-extradition bill protests in June 2019, a pandemic and the National Security Law, the Hong Kong Journalists Association's (HKJA) annual report, “Freedom in Danger” navigates the stifling political climate for journalists in the last year. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) supports its...

Nine global unions have joined forces for a gender equal new normal in a series of webinars addressing women workers in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. The first one took place on 19 May and addressed women workers in the frontlines.

Jimmy Lai, owner of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was arrested on February 28 on suspicion of taking part in an anti-extradition assembly. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the police for arresting Lai’s and suppressing freedom of expression in Hong Kong.

Comme chaque année, la FIJ met en valeur les activités de ses syndicats et de ses affiliés pour marquer la Journée internationale des droits des femmes le 8 mars. Consultez les activités et le matériel préparés par nos affiliés que nous mettrons à jour dans les semaines à venir, et inspirez-vous pour que votre organisation rejoingne la liste !

Urooj Iqbal, a female journalist was shot and killed by her husband on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The crime reporter was allegedly killed by her husband for not agreeing to quit her job. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) condemn...

The International Federation of Journalists has demanded urgent action to protect journalists in Zimbabwe as the country’s press freedom situation deteriorates.

Le harcèlement en ligne sur les réseaux sociaux et les sites web concerne les femmes journalistes de tous horizons politiques, religieux et ethniques. L'un des principaux aspects de ces attaques est qu'elles sont sexuées et sexualisées. Pourtant, de nombreuses femmes ciblées en ligne reçoivent peu de soutien de la part de leurs médias et, jusqu'à...

IFJ affiliates have started taking action against online abuse of women journalists. Here is an inspiring compilation of what has been done so far.

The Hong Kong government reached out to local journalist associations to discuss the police brutality against journalists. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) call on the Hong Kong government to recognise the impact police tactics have had on journalists.

Journalists directly targeted for attack by public or private individuals is the primary threat for media workers in South East Asia with far too many facing arrest or detainment for simply for doing their jobs. Today, on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (IDEI), the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and...

Find here a summary of the most relevant news in the region.

India’s increasing spate of attacks and murders of media workers has prompted a direct call to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for urgent action into India’s poor record on journalist safety. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates, the Indian Journalist Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists – India...

An opposition leader in Botswana has been accused of abusing a female journalist on social media.

Filipino journalist Fidelina Margarita Valle was arrested June 9, released nine hours later is a case of ‘mistaken identity’. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in condemning the arrest and demanding a thorough investigation of how and why she was...

Poor wages and working conditions are the two dominant threats to journalists in the region, a 2018 survey by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South East Asia Journalists Unions (SEAJU) reveals. Other threats that restricted the press freedom and safety of journalists are censorship, targeted attacks, and legal issues. In...

The Steering Committee of the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the regional organisation of the IFJ, pledged to tackle threats to journalists, campaign for improved working conditions and build a stronger voice for journalists across the region as leaders from across the continent met in Maputo.

Following calls for anti-government protests at the Serbian private TV Pink offices, the International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) today joined their Serbian affiliates NUNS, UNS and SINOS in urging protesters to refrain from all forms of violence against journalists and appealing to all stakeholders to ensure journalists’...

On 29th March the Burundi government suspended the BBC World Service from operating and extended Voice of America’s (VOA) suspension. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns continuous violations of freedom of the press in a country where journalism is at great risk.

N1, a cable, regional news channel operating in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, is facing a targeted campaign of pressures and threats by state officials.

A journalist was physically attacked by an extreme right group in Berlin. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) join their affiliates in Germany, the dju in ver.di and the Deutscher Journalisten-Verband (DJV) in condemning attacks against several media houses including die Tageszeitung (TAZ), Frankfurter Rundschau,...

The International Federation of Journalists reiterates its support to the Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate (YJS) call for the immediate release of journalist Sabri Salmeen bin Makhashin, editor in chief of Al-Muharrir newspaper and Al-Muharrir Net website, who has been under arbitrary arrest in Hadramout, a governorate of Yemen, since December 3,...

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Al-Aqsa, a television station in Gaza linked to Hamas, was destroyed on Monday 12 November after a series of targeted airstrikes by Israeli forces.The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) in condemning this latest Israeli attack on media houses and journalists in Palestinian...

‘Unions need to shape the future for digital journalism’ was the message emerging from a two day workshop with union leaders and digital media activists held in Kiev 22 and 23 October.

The IFJ has welcomed a call by the United States National Writers Union to enhance protection for, and end discrimination against, women journalists around the world.

The IFJ has strongly condemned a Ugandan military officers’ attack on a Reuters journalist covering protests in Kampala.

Two years into Myanmar’s first civilian led government and journalists are worried. Worried about their freedom to work, worried about what they write or broadcast and worried about the constant intimidation and physical harassment from the country’s security authorities.

Leaders and representatives of journalists’ unions in Eastern and Central Regions convened in Kigali, Rwanda, on 5-6 July 2018, for a Regional Workshop on Press Freedom and Safety of Journalists to review the persistent press freedom and safety of journalists’ challenges in both regions.

In the context of a worsening human rights situation and repression of journalists and their independent union in Somalia, combined with lack of accountability for serious human rights violations and abuses, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Somalia affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), held a meeting...

IFJ affiliates are at the forefront of a drive to tackle gender-based violence and harassment at work the results of a major new survey reveal.

The IFJ has called on Facebook to take action to remove death threats against Palestinian journalists posted on the social media network. Palestinian journalists covering recent protests against the decision by the US government to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel have been targeted by online trolls.

"La violence contre les femmes et les filles est l'une des violations des droits humains les plus systématiques et les plus répandues. Elle est enracinée dans des structures sociales sexuées plutôt que dans des actes individuels et aléatoires; elle transcende les limites d'âge, les limites socio-économiques, éducatives et géographiques; affecte...

At least eight Palestinian TV and media production companies were raided on 17 October in the West Bank and are being forced to close for six months. Two journalists were also arrested.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) visited Baghdad 14-15 October to attend a series of meetings hosted by its affiliate the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS) to address safety and impunity in the country. The IFJ / IJS delegation met first with media managers and editors to address the responsibilities of employers to protect their...

The IFJ has called on the Yemeni government to “accept its responsibility” as the UN’s leading human rights body condemned the huge toll of deaths, kidnappings and repression faced by the country’s journalists.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly condemned yesterday’s announcement by the Israeli government to close Al Jazeera’s offices in Jerusalem, revoke its journalists’ credentials and shut down the network’s cable and satellite transmissions.

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have backed demands for the Ukrainian authorities to publish the results of their investigation into the killing of award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet – a year after his murder in a car bomb.