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Hundreds of journalists at the UK’s largest national and regional news publisher are to strike for four days to demand a fair pay increase after bosses offered a below inflation rise in negotiations with IFJ-affiliate, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ). The IFJ has backed the workers’ demands and called on Reach PLC to negotiate, and...

A Quezon City court has ordered the National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) to cease blocking the website of independent media outlet Bulatlat, after it was accused of being affiliated with terrorist organisations. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP),...

One year on from the Taliban takeover, the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) has today called on governments and the international community to increase support for Afghan journalists and media workers, amid continuing attacks, harassment, censorship, and harsh restrictions on Afghanistan’s media. The region’s media unions urged the...

One year on from the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, in this newsletter, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is not just looking back at the terrifying events which have shaken the country, the incredible solidarity of its affiliates across the world and the bravery of Afghan journalists, but are also renewing its call for...

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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 August 6th to August, 12th 2022.

A new report released by an IFJ Afghan affiliate has outlined the bleak conditions faced by women journalists in Afghanistan, including financial uncertainty, unemployment and security concerns. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined forces with Afghan journalists to condemn the dire conditions and called for international...

Armed Taliban militants assaulted and intimidated members of an Al-Hadath TV crew during a live broadcast in Kabul on August 10. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), condemn the attack and urge the Taliban to cease its vilification of Afghan media workers.

Independent citizen journalist, Do Cong Duong, has died in detention on August 2 while serving an eight-year sentence for reporting on land seizures in Vietnam’s Bac Ninh province. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns Duong’s death in custody and urges the Vietnamese authorities to end their assault on human rights and press...

Maria Antoniadou is the President of JUADN, one of IFJ's Greek affiliates. The union has a long tradition of helping journalists in need coming from around the world and has been actively supporting two Afghan women journalists and their families during their visa process to Canada.  

Taiwanese pro-independence news outlet, Formosa Television (FTV) News, has been subject to cyber-attacks and disruptions from suspected Chinese hackers from August 6. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns these attacks and calls for press freedom to be respected in Taiwan.

Russian journalist Marina Ovsiannikova was officially charged with “spreading false information” about the army on Wednesday 10 August. She was arrested today and will spend the night in pre-trial detention in Moscow. She faces “up to ten years in prison” under a new article of the Russian Criminal Code, introduced after the start of the war in...

On the eve of the first anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan on August 15, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the world largest organisation of journalists, has condemned the continuing repression of journalists in the country and demanded global action to save at-risk Afghan media workers.

Ahead of the anniversary of Taliban's takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital on August 15, IFJ Deputy General Secretary Jeremy Dear, who has been co-ordinating the federation's emergency response to the situation in Afghanistan, tells us about a year of relentless work to support and evacuate journalists and their families, the ongoing media...

Following the fraudulent presidential election in Belarus on 9 August 2020, journalists have faced hundreds of arrests and detentions. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) join their Belarusian affiliate, the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), in condemning the indiscriminate repression by the regime of...

An executive of Pakistani broadcaster ARY News was arrested on sedition charges on August 10, with several more media workers named in First Information Reports (FIRs), following the interruption of the station’s broadcast on August 9. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists...

WION news correspondent, Anas Mallick, and his crew were abducted and assaulted while covering a story in Kabul to mark the one-year anniversary of the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the attack and urges the Taliban to immediately end its persecution of Afghan journalists and...

Tras 20 días en cautiverio, el comunicador fue puesto en libertad por sus captores, quienes lo habían secuestrado el 17 de julio pasado junto a otras personas. El medio para el que trabajaba había organizado una campaña pidiendo su libertad, la cual fue acompañada por numerosas organizaciones locales como la Association des Journalistes Haïtiens...

En mayo de este año, un grupo de mujeres periodistas de Canal 9 habían denunciado a un superior por acoso sexual y habían alertado del carácter sistemático de su comportamiento hacia las trabajadoras de prensa a su cargo. A partir de la investigación abierta, se recabaron más denuncias y testimonios sobre la misma persona y sobre otros gerentes de...

Journalists in Palestine will join a sit-in organised by Labour unions to demand improved social conditions for media workers. In a joint statement published on August 5, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) announced the joint sit-in with other labour organisations on August 9, to protest against the Palestinian Authority's failure to...

Víctor Hugo Quijada Tacuri, ex candidato por el Partido Nacionalista del Perú acusado de acoso y chantaje sexual, denunció nuevamente a la periodista Graciela Jimena Tiburcio Loayza y a Luciana del Carmen Távara Bermejo, directora del portal de noticias Wayka, por una nota publicada en el medio en marzo de 2021. La Federación Internacional de...

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Photographer and activist Aye Kyaw, who was known for documenting anti-junta protests, has been reported dead in custody after his arrest on July 30. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the killing and urges Myanmar’s military junta to immediately investigate the incident and cease its persecution of journalists,...

The President of the All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU), Wangkhemcha Shamjai, was summoned and harassed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) officers on August 2. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), condemn the harassment of the journalist and urge authorities to...

El comunicador Ernesto Méndez falleció el 2 de agosto en Guanajuato luego de que un grupo armado irrumpiera en el bar en el que se encontraba, que era propiedad de él y su familia, y abriera fuego contra las personas que se encontraban allí. Otras dos personas perdieron la vida y hay varixs heridxs. Con Méndez, ya son 13 lxs periodistas asesinadxs...

After a series of British journalists, Russia has banned, on Monday morning, the Danish public television correspondent in Moscow, Matilde Kimer. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) call for the reversal of these decisions.

Working journalists in Myanmar continue to face growing security and safety threats, with one journalist imprisoned and another detained on July 29 and 30 respectively for covering ongoing insurgencies in the country. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the military junta’s crackdown on press freedom and calls on authorities...

Two DBC News journalists, Saiful Islam Jewel and Azad Ahmed, were assaulted on August 2 while investigating alleged irregularities in the procurement of medical equipment. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the attack and calls on the Bangladeshi authorities to bring all perpetrators to justice.

Pedro Castillo aseguró que denunciará a la producción periodística del programa Panorama, arguyendo que el mismo difundió “noticias falsas” en un reportaje realizado a un ex miembro del gobierno. Esta situación se suma a la larga lista de procesos judiciales que enfrentan lxs trabajadorxs de prensa en la región, en donde la utilización de la...

At least 23 journalists and media workers are imprisoned in Egypt for simply carrying out their professional duties according to IFJ statistics. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has backed a call from human rights organisations on August 2, condemning the Egyptian authorities for their repressive practices and urging them to...

Officers of the primary riot police unit of the Hellenic Police (MAT) physically attacked and teargassed several journalists and covering a protest in central Athens on 28 July, during the demonstration in solidarity with jailed anarchist Yiannis Michailidis. The International and the European Federation of Journalists (IFJ - EFJ) condemn the...

The Government of the Solomon Islands has ordered the national radio and television broadcaster, the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC), to censor its programs of anti-government voices on August 1. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the restriction of press freedom in the Solomon Islands and calls for the...

The health of Yemeni journalist Tawfiq Al-Mansoori, who was sentenced to death together with three other journalists in April 2020 by the Houthi Movement, has critically deteriorated in the past days. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate (YJS) in calling for the release of all...

La Fédération internationale des journalistes (FIJ) et l'Union de la presse francophone (UPF) ont lancé le 27 juillet un Prix pour le courage et l'engagement des femmes journalistes, prix qui sera décerné annuellement en hommage à la journaliste palestinienne Shereen Abu Aqleh, tuée en reportage le 11 mai 2022.

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L'Union des Journalistes Tchadiens (UJT), en collaboration avec la Fédération Internationale des Journalistes (FIJ), a organisé un atelier de deux jours, les 25- 26 juillet, sur le reportage sur le changement climatique au siège de l'office National des Médias Audiovisuels (ONAMA) à Ndjamena, dans le cadre du projet Union to Union (UTU) 2022.

Calls for a ban on the BBC by the Somaliland authorities to be lifted have increased, amid accusations that the silencing of the broadcaster is part of an “information blackout”. The International Federation of Journalists joins its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in condemning the ban, which undermines media freedom and...

The South East Asia Journalists Unions (SEAJU) has strongly condemned the Myanmar military junta’s execution of four pro-democracy activists and the continued assault on human rights and press freedom under the regime. The region’s media unions said the military must immediately cease the state-sanctioned violence, arbitrary arrests and draconian...

A female journalist was allegedly assaulted and threatened by Taliban officials on July 20 and another detained on July 26 amid continuing attacks on Afghanistan’s media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists' Association (AIJA), condemn the assault and detainment of the journalists...

The Indonesian government will begin blocking private electronic systems operators that fail to register their platforms by July 27, despite concerns from members of civil society that the policy restricts press freedom. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), and its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia,...

Several journalists and demonstrators were attacked with nerve gas by security forces in Tunis on 22 July, during a protest against the new draft constitution which was ultimately adopted on 25 July. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) in condemning targeted...

Taliban officials threatened and forced Australian journalist Lynne O’Donnell to publicly retract several articles during the journalist’s visit to Afghanistan on July 19. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the harassment of the journalist and urges the Taliban regime to immediately cease their attacks on media freedoms.

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Sri Lankan security forces carried out a violent raid on the Galle Face protest site in Colombo on July 22, attacking and detaining journalists and unarmed protestors. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lankan affiliates, the Free Media Movement (FMM), the Federation of Media Employees Trade Unions (FMETU) and the Sri...

Three men attempted to intimidate a journalist at his house in Tamiang Layang, Central Kalimantan, on July 17, allegedly for his coverage of sexual harassment by a local official. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, to condemn the intimidation of the...

Durante la conferencia diaria conocida como “mañanera” que ofrece el presidente mexicano Andrés Manuel López Obrador, el reportero Rodolfo Montes alzó la voz para denunciar públicamente que recibió amenazas de personas presuntamente pertenecientes al cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación. También expresó que había recibido ayuda de las autoridades para...

La comunicadora, quien es ex presidenta de la Asociación de la Prensa Uruguaya (APU), denunció ante la policía que recibió una amenaza de muerte vinculada a su trabajo periodístico a través de un mensaje privado de Facebook. El Consejo Directivo de APU expresó su repudio y exigió una investigación para dar con los responsables. La Federación...

Despite protests by media rights organisations, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ratified amendments to the nation’s Evidence Act on 18 July, allowing courts to demand the disclosure of journalists’ sources. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Maldives Journalists Association (MJA), condemn the act's...

The latest draft of the Indonesian criminal code (KUHP) consists of several articles that potentially criminalise journalists’ work and threaten press freedom. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, urge the government to drop all controversial articles and...

Police arrested Jharkhand-based independent journalist Rupesh Kumar Singh on July 17, accusing him of supporting Maoist groups. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), condemn the arrest and call for the journalist’s immediate release.

Anti-government protesters entered the building of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation on July 14, harassing journalists in the office and forcing its broadcast off-air. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lankan affiliates, the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Federation of Media Employees Trade Unions (FMETU), condemn...

Two independent journalists were violently attacked by the Federal Somali Police Force (SPF) on 18 July and one journalist was arrested and has been detained incommunicado since 16 July. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemn the latest attacks, amid a rise in unprovoked...

UPDATE: 22.07.22 American journalist Stavros Nicolas Niarchos and Congolese journalist Joseph Kazadi Kamuanga were arrested and detained by the DRC's intelligence services on Wednesday, 13 July for allegedly making contacts with armed groups. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the arrests.

Thai police have released a document containing a list of reporters, activists and citizen journalists covering pro-democracy protests, including their photographs, personal information, and social media accounts. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the document's release and urges the Thai authorities to safeguard the safety...

Tres vehículos en los que se trasladaban personas fuertemente armadas interceptaron el automóvil en el que se encontraba el comunicador y al menos otras cuatro personas más, según testimonios recabados por los medios locales. Esta situación se enmarca en la profunda crisis política y social que atraviesa Haití, en donde la guerra entre bandas del...

Three journalists in Maluku and Jakarta were intimidated, harassed, and prevented from reporting in two separate incidents on July 9 and 14, amid a rising number of violations against media workers in Indonesia. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, condemn the...

The South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) today called on Sri Lanka’s political leaders to ensure accountability, democracy and a free and functioning media are upheld amid the country’s political and economic crisis. As the country marks 100 days of mass uprising in Sri Lanka, the region’s media unions said there is a critical need for...

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The Gender Council of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the sexual assault of a female journalist in Indonesia by a football fan while covering a match between two local teams at Maguwoharjo Stadium, Sleman, Yogyakarta, on 7 July. The IFJ has joined its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) in Indonesia,...

A female journalist was sexually assaulted by a football supporter while covering a match between two local teams in Maguwoharjo stadium, Sleman, Yogyakarta, on July 7. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, in condemning the sexual harassment and urging the...

El organismo emitió una misiva en la que confirma que hubo omisiones, dilaciones, negligencia e incumplimiento de funciones de numerosos funcionarios públicos, que tuvieron como resultado el asesinato del comunicador en junio de 2021. La Federación Internacional de Periodistas advierte que esta noticia confirma la falta de garantías y respuestas...

Belarusian journalist Katsiaryna Andreeva, a correspondent with the Poland-based independent broadcaster Belsat TV, has been sentenced on July 13 to eight years in prison for alleged treason charges. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) denounce this parody of justice and call on Belarusian authorities to stop...

El proyecto creado por la administración del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador continuaría el año entrante con fondos destinados desde del presupuesto nacional. El objetivo de la iniciativa, que este año funcionó con una versión piloto, es brindar a periodistas que no tienen un empleador fijo la cobertura de los seguros sociales, de los cuales...

New amendments to the draft constitution proposed by Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed represent a serious threat to media freedom. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) in denouncing the draft constitution and calling for action to protect media rights.

The Battambang Appeal Court has upheld the decision of the provincial court which sentenced journalist Kao Piseth, who publicly criticised the use of a Chinese-made vaccine, to two years in jail. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA), condemn the verdict against...

On 9, July 2022, the Santiago de Compostela’s Journalists Association (APSC) inaugurated the International Press Centre of Galicia in the regional capital. The International Federation of Journalists General Secretary, Anthony Bellanger, participated in the inauguration of this future meeting point for the citizens and media professionals.

The Philippine Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld the cyber libel charges against Rappler CEO and Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr, adding an additional eight months imprisonment to the sentence. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists...

At least eight media workers were beaten and violently assaulted by security forces and police personnel during live coverage of an anti-government protest outside Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s residence in Colombo. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lankan affiliates, the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Sri...

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) have condemned moves by the Russian authorities to shut down the Journalists’ and Media Workers’ Union (JMWU). The IFJ and EFJ urge the Russian authorities to drop the lawsuit against JMWU and to end their crackdown on independent journalists and media outlets in Russia.

Journalist Hashibur Rahaman Rubel, the acting editor of Dainik Kushtiar Khabar, was found dead in the Kumarkhali Upazila area of Kushtia city on July 7. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls for an immediate investigation into the case.

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The Editor in- chief of Gainako Online Newspaper, Yusuf Taylor, was arrested and charged with “obstructing a policer officer” and detained for four hours at the Senegambia Police Station on Tuesday, 5 July, 2022.

La Federación Internacional de Periodistas repudia el ataque del que fueron víctimas el reportero Eduardo Quispe Palacios, el camarógrafo Elmer Valdiviezo Castillo y el chofer Roel Cabrera Ruiz, quienes fueron retenidos durante varias horas y obligados a entregar material de trabajo a cambio de ser liberados. También se suma al reclamo de la...

On 6 July 2022, lawyers acting on behalf of the family of Shireen Abu Akleh, and journalist Ali al-Samoudi, wrote to the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Israeli Army (IA) to request access to the bullet and firearm that is said to have killed Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The lawyers intend to have the firearm and bullet...

Unidentified assailants assaulted senior Pakistani journalist Ayaz Amir as he left a televised debate program in Lahore on July 1. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), condemn the attack on Ayaz Amir and call for swift action to bring the perpetrators to...

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, publishers, and leading journalists for media freedom, has formally joined the media stakeholders in Africa engaged in the Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists, having signed a partnership agreement to strengthen the platform.

The United States of America published on Monday 4 July the results of their forensic analysis regarding the origin of the bullet that killed Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. While the findings revealed that the shot had likely been fired from an Israeli military's position, they could not conclude that there had been an intention...

Pakistani authorities registered four cases against TV anchor and vlogger Imran Riaz Khan for allegedly publishing material critical of state institutions before his arrest on July 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), urge the government to withdraw the...

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist from Indian-administered Kashmir, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, was barred by immigration authorities at the Delhi airport from flying to France. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), condemn the unjustified travel ban and urge the Indian authorities to...

Journalist and media activist Tharindu Uduwaragedara was summoned to appear before the Sri Lanka Computer Crimes Division of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Colombo on June 28. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lankan affiliates, the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Federation of Media Employees Trade...

Two Pakistani journalists were murdered by unidentified assailants on July 1 and 2, including prominent journalist Iftikhar Ahmed in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and local reporter Ishtiaq Sodharo in the Sindh province. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ),...

Nabiha al Haidari has been the target of very serious attacks and online harassment since the killing of her brother in mid-June. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate (YSF) condemn the harassment and attacks directed at journalist Nabiha al Haidari and urge the authorities to identify and prosecute...

Raimundos Oki, chief editor of news portal Oekusipost.com, has been accused of breaching judicial secrecy following an investigative report concerning the detention and forced virginity testing of 30 underage girls in 2020. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the charges and calls on the Timor-Leste government to immediately...

La periodista Susana Mendoza Carreño, directora de la Radio Universidad de Guadalajara, sufrió un ataque con arma blanca en un supuesto intento de robo en un confuso episodio en la ciudad de Puerto Vallarta, estado de Jalisco. Mendoza Carreño salió junto a un colega del establecimiento educativo en su vehículo, que fue impactado desde atrás por...

Radio broadcaster Federico ‘Ding’ Gempesaw was shot and killed in broad daylight in front of his home in Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao on June 29. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), condemn the murder and urge the local authorities immediately...

A l'occasion d'un rassemblement de soutien à Julian Assange, Place de la République à Paris (France) dimanche 3 juillet, avec la participation notamment du SNJ, du SNJ-CGT et de nombreuses organisations, Dominique Pradalié, Présidente de la FIJ, a rappelé l'urgence de libérer Assange et a demandé à la France de lui accorder l’asile. Voici son...

Durante los 18 días que se sostuvo el paro nacional de Ecuador la Federación Nacional de Periodistas del Ecuador difundió los datos recolectados por el Consejo de Comunicación que informó 83 alertas y 139 periodistas y medios agredidos. En el contexto de prolongadas jornadas de manifestaciones en todo el país, agentes de las fuerzas de seguridad y...

Los periodistas Sonny Figueroa y Marvin Del Cid denunciaron usurpación de su identidad virtual desde una falsa casilla de correo electrónico donde supuestamente hacían un pedido de información publica pero solicitando los expedientes de empleados de un organismo público, lo que viola la ley de información pública y obliga al organismo a denunciar a...

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El presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro, deberá indemnizar con 35.000 reales (aproximadamente 6.700 dólares) a la comunicadora Patricia Campos Mello del periódico de San Pablo, por acusarla de obtener información mediante favores sexuales. La ofensa pública fue la reacción del actual mandatario a una investigación de la periodista, donde demostraba...

The legislation process to pass the Cambodian Law on Access to Information has been continually delayed since the initial plan was introduced in 2021. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA), in calling on the Cambodian government to accelerate the finalisation...

The Philippines government has again ordered the shutdown of Rappler, an independent media organisation founded by the Nobel Prize-winner Maria Ressa. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) stand with Rappler and urge the government to end its efforts to...

Antonio De la Cruz, comunicador de Expresso.press, fue muerto a tiros por dos personas que lo emboscaron con una motocicleta al salir de su casa en la ciudad de Victoria, departamento de Tamaulipas. De la Cruz estaba acompañado por su mujer e hija que se encuentran hospitalizadas.

The 31st IFJ World Congress in Oman (May 31 - June 3, 2022) concluded a few weeks ago and in addition to the excellent content, vibrant debate and crucial decisions that marked our week in Muscat, the newly elected IFJ leadership and General Secretariat have already begun to plan their work up to the Centenary Congress in 2026.  

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.

On Sunday, 26 June, Turkish police broke up the Istanbul Pride march, assaulting and detaining over 200 demonstrators and several journalists including an AFP photographer. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) stand with their Turkish affiliates in condemning the crackdown on journalists while doing their job.

La Policía Federal de Brasil, a cargo de la investigación del asesinato del periodista británico Dom Phillips y el indigenista Bruno Pereira, niega que haya una organización criminal detrás de los hechos y pretende limitar la responsabilidad a los tres detenidos. La organización Univaja, que nuclea a comunidades indígenas de la zona, denuncia la...

Dominique Pradalié, Présidente de la FIJ, a donné ce vendredi 24 juin un discours devant le Conseil des droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies à Genève, appelant au soutien de notre Convention et à la fin de l'impunité.

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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...