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Indian journalist and AltNews co-founder, Mohammed Zubair, was arrested on June 27, for a Twitter post police alleged hurt religious sentiment in the country. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the arrest and call for Zubair’s immediate release.

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 17 to 24 June 2022.

Members of student press organisation LPM Lintas, at the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) Ambon, have faced ongoing threats and intimation after publishing an investigative story on sexual harassment. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, urge the...

The Philippines’ National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has blocked several independent media sites, accusing them of supporting terrorist groups. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in condemning the internet restrictions and urges the government...

On June 12, reporter Zhang Weihan was detained and mistreated by police in Tangshan, in the Hebei province, while reporting on an assault at a local restaurant. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the journalists’ detainment and urges authorities to immediately cease the censorship of local media in China.

Journalists Navika Kumar and Saba Naqvi have been booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for hosting a talk show and sharing a satirical social media post respectively. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the misuse of law against journalists and urges the Indian authorities to dismiss the criminal cases against...

UPDATED 16.06.22 Turkish police arrested 21 Kurdish journalists and media workers in a massive operation in the Kurdish-majority southeastern province of Diyarbakir on terrorism charges. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Turkish affiliates strongly condemn these massive arrests of journalists on groundless charges and urges...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 27 May to 3 June 2022.

In separate incidents in late-May, Taliban intelligence agencies detained three media workers in Kabul and Herat for their reporting. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the arbitrary detainments and calls for the immediate release of the media workers still in custody.

Together with 6 other organisations defending media freedom and journalists’ rights, the IFJ has made an appeal to Somaliland President urging him to release journalists Mohamed Abdi Mohamed of MM Somali TV and Abdijabar Mohamed Hussein of HornCable TV.

Two Afghan journalists, Ali Akbar Khairkhwa and Jamaluddin Deldar, have reportedly disappeared from Kabul, with their whereabouts unknown since May 24. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Taliban to urgently investigate the journalists’ disappearance and bring the perpetrators to justice.

A parliament minister has brought defamation charges under Timor Leste’s Penal Code against journalist Francisco Belo Simões da Costa, following coverage of an allegation of ministerial corruption. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Timor-Leste Press Union (TLPU), in calling for the immediate withdrawal of...

Multiple media workers were attacked during protests by members of political party Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) on May 25 and 26 in several cities across Pakistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), condemn the attack on journalists, media workers and...

Local and international media access was heavily restricted at the Chinese foreign minister’s visit to Solomon Islands on May 26, with only select news outlets permitted to attend. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the obstruction of the press from events of international public interest and urges the government of Solomon...

Journalist Maung Maung Myo has been arrested and charged by Myanmar’s military junta under the nation’s Counter-Terrorism Law. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the arbitrary arrest and calls on Myanmar authorities to revoke the terrorism charges.

Hong Kong journalist, Eric Wu Ka-Fai, was sentenced to 1 month in prison for disorderly behaviour at West Kowloon Magistrates Court on May 23. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the conviction and calls on Hong Kong’s authorities to cease the arbitrary jailing of journalists.

Nine journalists and media workers working for Nisir International Corporation and Ashara, both Youtube Channels in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region, were arrested when local authorities raided the offices of the two media outlets on 19 and 20 May and confiscated media equipment.

In a rising trend of harassment towards the media, Pakistani authorities have registered cases against several journalists, including Arshad Sharif, Sabir Shakir, Sami Ibrahim and Imran Riaz Khan, for allegedly posting ‘anti-state’ comments. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of...

The Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Benguet province has dismissed cyber libel cases against two journalists filed by a former police chief due to insufficient evidence. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in welcoming the dismissal of the cases.

Afghan journalist Khaled Qaderi has been tried and sentenced to one year in prison by a Taliban military court for social media posts criticising the Taliban regime. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the arbitrary sentencing and urges the Taliban to cease its persecution of journalists for their independent reportage.

The wife of Belarusian journalist Denis Staji who was assaulted and tortured by unknown persons in Ukraine last month, has spoken out about the attack against him. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemned the attack and have urged the authorities to take immediate steps to investigate the case and bring those responsible...

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has begun an inquiry into Pakistani journalist and BOL News anchor Sami Ibrahim for allegedly posting "anti-state" recordings and remarks on social media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), urge the authorities...

Les cas d'espionnage de journalistes et de professionnels des médias à l'aide de logiciels espions sophistiqués se sont multipliés ces dernières années dans le monde entier. À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale de la liberté de la presse le 3 mai, la Fédération internationale des journalistes (FIJ) et tous ses affiliés exhortent les gouvernements du...

Many IFJ affiliates are taking action to mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May. Here is a non exhaustive list of their initiatives.

Legal submissions alleging that Israel’s systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate killings of media workers amount to war crimes, have been submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The repression of journalists and censorship are intensifying in Russia. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) condemn this wave of massive repression.

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 15 to 22 April 2022.

Hong Kong’s largest journalist union, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), has announced to members that it will hold a special meeting to discuss the “future direction” of the group. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned by this announcement, given the extraordinary role the HKJA has played in delivering a...

On April 4, Bhutan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forests issued a compulsory retirement order to two of its staff after they were seen speaking with members of the media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Bhutanese affiliate, the Journalist Association of Bhutan (JAB), are deeply concerned by the actions of the Ministry, and...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 8 to 15 April 2022.

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 1 to 8 April 2022.

Mantas Kvedaravicius, réalisateur de films documentaires lituanien, a été tué le samedi 2 avril à Marioupol par les forces armées russes alors qu’il tentait de quitter la ville. La Fédération internationale des journalistes (FIJ) et la Fédération européenne des journalistes (FEJ) demandent aux forces armées russes de permettre aux journalistes...

Maks Levin, photojournaliste ukrainien, était porté disparu depuis le 13 mars alors qu’il couvrait l’invasion russe de l’Ukraine près de Kyiv, la capitale. La victime a été retrouvée sans vie le 1er avril. La Fédération internationale des journalistes (FIJ) et la Fédération européenne des journalistes (FEJ) se joignent à leurs affiliés ukrainiens,...

At least four news broadcasters have been taken off air, eight media workers arrested, and two media houses shuttered by the Taliban since March 26, amid a wide-reaching ban on foreign media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghanistan affiliate, the Afghanistan National Journalists' Union (ANJU), call for the immediate...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 4 to 11 March 2022.

Jordanian authorities detained journalist Daoud Kuttab on 8 March following a complaint over an article he wrote in 2019, while journalist Taghreed al-Rishq was detained on March 7 over a social media post. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemn their detention and calls for the reform of an outdated cybercrime law that restricts...

Mumbai cyber police have arrested two suspects involved in the dissemination of misinformation about journalist Rana Ayyub on March 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the action of the state’s police force and urges authorities to continue to prosecute those who commit crimes against journalists.

The International and European Federations of Journalists today expressed their grave concerns over the safety of journalists covering the war in Ukraine, following air attacks by the Russian air force on cities in Ukraine, bombing in the east and reports of troops’ movements in other parts near the country’s northen border.

Attacks to press freedom and democracy continue to escalate in Myanmar, with two prominent writers and a student activist sentenced under an amendment to the Myanmar’s Penal code. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemn the junta’s continued censorship and quashing of critical reportage and calls on the international...

The residence of prominent television journalist, Chamuditha Samarawickrema, was attacked by four unidentified assailants in the Piliyandala district of Colombo on February 14. The International Federation of the Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lanka affiliates, the Federation of Media Employee’s Trade Unions (FMETU), the Free Media Movement (FMM),...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 11 and 18 February, 2022.

Africa's biggest jailer of journalists, Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, will visit Brussels to attend the European Union – Africa summit on 17 and 18 February 2022. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on EU leaders and the Belgian Prime Minister to speak out against Al-Sisi’s repression of journalists and media in Egypt.

21 journalists and media workers lost their lives during 2021 in the Asia Pacific region, accounting for almost half of all journalist killings worldwide, the International Federation of Journalists’ annual Killed List has found. The IFJ condemns the continued violence against journalists across the Asia Pacific and calls for action to address...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between January 31 and February 4 2022.

The Kashmir Press Club (KPC), the largest independent media body in Indian-administered Kashmir, has been forcibly closed following a raid by armed police. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), condemn the undemocratic closure of the organisation and the Indian...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 1 and 7 January 2021.

Hong Kong’s independent news organisation CitizenNews ceased operations on January 4 due to concerns for staff safety. It came less than one week after another independent online news outlet, Stand News, shut down after its newsroom was raided by the police and seven people were arrested over “seditious publications." The International Federation...

On January 7, the Islamabad High Court will frame contempt charges against The News International’s owner, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, and two of its staff, Aamir Ghauri and Ansar Abbasi, for publishing an affidavit accusing Pakistan’s former Chief Justice, Saqib Nisar, of corruption. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned by the...

On December 29, Hong Kong police raided the newsroom of the pro-democracy online news outlet, Stand News, and arrested a total of seven journalists over “seditious publication.” The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the authorities' crackdown the city's independent media and calls for the immediate release of all those...

A Moscow tribunal ordered the closure of Memorial International, a human rights group, on 29 December, for failing to label its documents as drafted through “foreign agents”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ) in denouncing this excessive measure and renewed attack against...

Aung San Lin, a reporter for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), was taken into junta custody during a midnight military raid on his home in the Sagaing region’s Wetlet Township. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the journalist’s arrest and calls on Myanmar’s military to immediately release Aung San Lin.

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 3 and 10 December 2021.

Jesus “Jess” Malabanan was killed on December 8 by two unidentified assailants at his family’s store in Calbayog City, Samar. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) is deeply concerned by the killing.

Two journalists were injured at an anti-regime protest in Yangon when a military vehicle drove through the crowd on December 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the brutal attack and demands that the junta immediately cease its increasingly extreme violence against journalists. 

The Taliban has announced eight religious ‘guidelines’ which restrict the broadcasting of media that contravenes Islamic values, with several edicts exclusively targeting women journalists and media workers. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the Taliban’s new media restrictions and calls for a restoration of press freedom...

Beijing authorities censored foreign coverage of missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who recently accused a former top Chinese official of sexual assault. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Chinese government to cease blocking information and respect freedom of the press and the right to freedom of expression.

On November 8, the Dhaka Cyber Tribunal slapped charges against photojournalist, Shafiqul Islam Kajol, for three separate offences under the Digital Security Act (DSA). The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges Bangladesh authorities to drop the charges immediately and cease intimidating journalists and media workers.

Pakistan’s Senate passed a new Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill, drafted in consultation with journalists’ organisations and union groups. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), welcome the passing of the long-awaited legislation and call...

Two journalists who were arrested in the early hours of November 14 in Tripura state for alleged criminal conspiracy and spreading of communal hatred were granted bail on November 15. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists- India (NUJ-I)...

The new agreement, reached ahead of the virtual summit between China’s leader Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden on November 16, will allow American and Chinese foreign correspondents to enter and depart both countries more freely. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the agreement made by the two governments and calls on...

On November 5, Malaysian authorities made a public appeal for information on Sarawak Report editor and founder Clare Rewcastle Brown after reviving a three-year-old criminal defamation case against her earlier this year. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the continued intimidation of Clare Rewcastle Brown and urge the...

On 8 November, the Press supervisory board of the Islamic Republic of Iran banned the publication and revoked the license of Kelid newspaper after it had published a cartoon in which the supreme leader was linked to poverty in the country. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) stands in solidarity with Kelid newspaper and calls on the...

Hamid Saighani, a prominent journalist for Ariana television network, was killed in a bomb blast on a minibus in western Kabul on November 13. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghanistan affiliate, the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), strongly condemn the attack and call on the international...

The Hong Kong government has refused to renew the employment visa of one of the Economist correspondents in the city without giving a reason, according to the magazine. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the authorities to stop using denial of visas to target members of the foreign press.

On November 1, Myanmar’s military junta introduced a series of amendments to broaden the remit of the nation's Broadcasting Law to potentially include social and digital media, increasing the severity of penalties for offenders. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses deep concern at the junta’s efforts to further stifle press...

The investigation on the use of NSO Group’s software to spy on journalists and human rights defenders took a big step forward after identifying Juan Carlos “G”, a man allegedly linked to a Mexican company that was operating as an intermediate to sell the software to state agencies. The suspect is accused of using Pegasus for illegally monitoring...

On November 9, a pregnant journalist was killed in a car blast in Aden on her way to the hospital to give birth. Her husband, also a journalist, was seriously injured in the attack. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate (YJS) in condemning in the strongest terms this horrific crime...

Foreign correspondents and journalists in Hong Kong have expressed “widespread concern” about the “fake news” law that the city’s authorities have flagged to introduce, a poll by a foreign press group shows. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) shares this serious concern and urges the Hong Kong government to work toward ensuring...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 29 October and 5 November 2021.

Although 87 journalists were murdered in the course of their duties in the last decade in Afghanistan, only 5 cases have been resolved. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) express serious concern that the Taliban’s takeover may further increase impunity for crimes against...

Journalist Madhukar Dubey, owner of web-portal zeroparty.in, and the portal’s technical assistant Avinash Palliwar, both from Chhattisgarh state, were arrested by police on October 25 for their report on local political leaders. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the misuse of law to arrest journalists and urges the...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 22 and 29 October 2021.

Impunity: Yemen

Yemen: 45 journalists killed in the last ten years.

Since 2010, at least 82 journalists have been killed with only 5 cases resolved.

On October 24, Taliban militia attacked freelance journalist, Sadaqat Ghorzan, while reporting on the recently reopened Torkham border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemn the Taliban’s repeated attacks against journalists and call on the Taliban to uphold their commitments to a free,...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 15 and 22 October 2021.

On October 21, Taliban militants attacked several journalists covering a protest rally organized by a group of women demanding “work, bread, and education" in Kabul. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghanistan affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) express serious concern on the attacks and urges...

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Staff members of the Belarusian political weekly newspaper Novy Chas were searched by the authorities, temporarily detained and interrogated on 19 and 20 October. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined their affiliate, the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), in calling on...

Kashmir authorities have detained and questioned five journalists and media workers since October 8, two of whom remain imprisoned, as hostility towards media increases in the region. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists’ Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists - India...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 8 and 15 October 2021.

In the past month, the Philippines government has blocked access for journalists to pandemic coordination channels, while its military is alleged to have coordinated cyber-attacks on two key media outlets. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemn the...

After disappearing while covering a farmer protest in Lakhimpur Kheri, a reporter for Sadhna Prime News was found dead on October 4. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliates, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and National Union of Journalists- India (NUJ-I) condemn the tragic incident and urge for a judicial...

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) call on Pakistani authorities to retract plans to establish the ‘Pakistan Media Development Authority’ (PMDA) that risks placing strict state control over all media.

Tout changer pour ne rien changer. Telle pourrait être le nom de la cynique opération de communication du nouveau gouvernement taliban en Afghanistan.

The Taliban has closed down Afghanistan’s women’s affairs ministry and replaced it with a controversial ‘virtue and vice ministry’ in a telling and ominous sign for women in the country. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned at the rapid shrinking of women’s space in Afghanistan under the Taliban and calls for urgent...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between September 24 and October 1 2021.

On September 19, the interim director of the so-called Government Media and Information Centre (GMIC) announced 11 new media regulations for Afghanistan’s media industry, which can be arbitrarily interpreted to censor broadcast content and restrict press freedom. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the coercive restrictions...

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 17 and 24 September 2021.

A journalist was hit in the head by a rubber-coated bullet fired by an Israeli soldier in a village east of Nablus in the West Bank on 22 September. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) in strongly condemning this latest attack.

A ‘factual error’ on the location of a suspected terrorist’s arrest in a Dainik Bashkar news report led to the arrest of its editor, Sandeep Sharma, and reporter Sunil Brar by Haryana state police. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the misuse of the state power to...

Hong Kong’s national security chief recently accused the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), an affiliate of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), of having political preferences and receiving foreign funding. The IFJ expresses grave concern over the official’s remarks and urges the Hong Kong authorities to respect HKJA members’...

The President of the Journalists Workers ‘Union of Tanzania (JOWUTA), Claud Gwandu, has called on the Tanzanian Government to “stop issuing general penalties for errors committed by journalists. Government, he said, is always in a haste to close down a media house when such mistakes are committed”.

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 mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 10 and 17 September 2021.

Myanmar’s military junta is increasingly arresting media workers, a sign of the gradual deterioration of press freedom in the country. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the repeated and increasingly hostile acts of Myanmar’s military junta towards media workers, which are a blatant attempt to supress an objective and...

At least 153 media organisations have been forced to cease operations as the Taliban’s new regime solidifies in Afghanistan, with women journalists barred from working, telecommunication shutdowns and ever-increasing threats and violence towards media workers. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the Taliban’s mounting attacks...

Hundreds of Pakistani journalists participated a ‘sit in’ demonstration from September 12-13, united in protest against the proposed controversial Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) bill. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) said the government must heed...

The Malaysian Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Platform for Reform are demanding the reinstatement of the moratorium on the Sedition Act 1948 and for the Act’s repeal after police used the law to detain and question seven activists. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Malaysian government to drop the activists’...

Hong Kong media group, Next Digital, known for its popular pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and owned by jailed media magnate Jimmy Lai, filed for liquidation on September 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the use of Hong Kong’s national security law to silence press freedom and urges liquidators to distribute...

Local media groups left in Afghanistan met with Taliban leaders on September 3 to address concerns around journalist safety. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is cautious over the Taliban’s commitment to combating impunity for crimes against journalists in Afghanistan.

Fahim Dashti, a veteran leader of the Afghanistan National Journalist Union (ANJU), was killed in Panjshir province on September 5 during a clash between the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRFA) and the Taliban. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates ANJU and the Afghanistan Independent Journalists’...