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The so-called Foreign Interference Countermeasures Act (FICA) has been passed by Singapore’s parliament on October 4, with the new legislation allowing authorities to compel media platforms and internet providers to block content, release user information and restrict access to applications. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

Changing everything to change nothing. This could be the name of the cynical communication strategy of the new Taliban government in Afghanistan.

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...

In recent days, several Maltese journalists and media outlets have been victims of online spoofing in what appears to be a major campaign to spread misinformation and discredit those who are targeted. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have joined their affiliate, the Institute of Maltese Journalists (IGM), in...

As the last US military forces departed Afghanistan and Taliban leaders celebrated ‘complete independence’ with rifle rounds in the air on August 30, thousands of Afghanistan’s media workers face the prospect of a new battle for their press freedom and survival. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses its extreme concern for the...

The health of Hisham Fouad, a journalist and activist detained for over 2 years is deteriorating after he staged a hunger strike. Fouad, who has been held since 25 June 2019, began a hunger strike on 10 July 2021. Placed in solitary confinement, his health is now in grave danger. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns his...

Four Afghan journalists, Bismillah Watandoost, Qudrat Soltani, Mujib Obaidi, and Sanaullah Siam were arrested by Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) on July 26 following their reporting trip to Spin Boldak, a district captured by the Taliban earlier this month. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghanistan...

Broadcasts from Radio Najarab, a radio station in Najrab district of Kapisa Province, ceased from July 20 after staffers fled to save their lives amid fighting between government security forces and Taliban militants. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghanistan affiliate, the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association...

Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist with Reuters news agency, was killed in crossfire while covering a fierce battle between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in Kandahar province on Friday, July 16. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates the Afghan Independent Journalists' Association (AIJA) and the...

The Hong Kong edition of Apple Daily, published by the Hong Kong-based Next Digital media group, will print its last paper on June 24. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) express deep concern over the dark day for  journalism and independent media in Hong Kong that saw...

Malaysia’s national journalist union is urging media companies to put journalist safety as a priority as the country continues to face huge numbers of Covid cases. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists Peninsular Malaysia (NUJM), urge the Malaysia’s coordinating minister for the...

Claudia Mo, a former pro-democracy lawmaker, has been denied bail after the Hong Kong High Court cited Mo’s interviews and texts with reporters from the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the BBC as justification for denying bail. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the use of encrypted communications to deny bail...

On 26 April 2021, Documento publisher and journalist Kostas Vaxevanis was given increased police protection after the Athens Prosecutor’s Office ordered a preliminary investigation into information received by Vaxevanis about a murder contract issued against him. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) joined their...

This year’s World Intellectual Property Day – celebrated on 26 April 2021 – marks a turning point in relations between the worlds’ populations and the internet giants that control an increasing proportion of the information on which we depend to make vital decisions in our lives.

This year’s World Intellectual Property Day – celebrated on 26 April 2021 – marks a turning point in relations between the worlds’ populations and the internet giants that control an increasing proportion of the information on which we depend to make vital decisions in our lives.

Stress, anxiety, depression, sleep and eating disorders or burnout are just some of the mental health problems that many journalists covering the Covid-19 pandemic suffer everyday. The coronavirus pandemic has put media workers under unprecedented strain, testing their psychosocial conditions and the abilities of editors and unions to identify and...

A journalist working for state-owned newspaper ‘Al Wehda’ was detained for the second time in six months on 7 March, in an alleged defamation case. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls for his immediate release.

Myanmar authorities have charged six journalists for their coverage of anti-coup protests in Myanmar. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls for the immediate release of all detained journalists and reminds the military of its obligations to respect media freedom.

Facebook announced it would reverse its decision to block Australian news from the platform after a breakthrough in negotiations with Australia’s government over its proposed News Media Bargaining Code. The IFJ and its Australian affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcome the outcome, but remain concerned at the failure of...

A clampdown on communications in Myanmar has seen at least five journalists arrested and official warnings sent to media threatening harsh jail sentences for those who break the country’s recently amended Penal Code. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemn the targeted crackdown on Myanmar’s media and the widespread intimidation...

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was banned in China on February 12, one week after it was accused of false reporting and after the broadcasting licence of China’s state owned CGTN was revoked by the British regulator. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned the retaliatory move by Beijing and called on Chinese...

The Director of the weekly satirical newspaper, Raymond Malonga, aged 60, was arrested on 2 February on libel charges following the publication of an article about the wife of a high ranking official in Congo Brazzaville. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns this deliberate act of intimidation and harassment against the...

Media unions and journalist organisations across the Asia-Pacific region have issued a joint statement of solidarity with their journalist colleagues in Myanmar, while also condemning the Myanmar military’s imposition of power and the detainment of democratically elected government officials. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins...

On Wednesday 3 February, Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court sentenced Mediazona editor-in-chief Sergey Smirnov to 25 days administrative arrest for retweeting a reference to an anti-Kremlin protest. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) condemn this abusive and disproportionate sentence and support the appeal filed by the...

The Global Unions Federations and the International Trade Union Confederation call on the Egyptian president to order the immediate release of Ahmed Khalifa, social news editor at Egypt 360 website.

Bismillah Adil Aimaq, an Afghan journalist and human rights activist was killed by unidentified gunmen in Dara-e-Taimoor village in Ghor province of Afghanistan on the first day of 2021. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its local affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) condemn the heinous assassination...

Journalists at sports newspaper ‘L’Equipe’ and France TV channels have taken strike action in a dispute over a job protection plan and dismissals. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) stand in solidarity with striking workers and their French affiliates.

Renowned journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was arrested by police on 8 January after tweeting about a video allegedly showing a police officer hitting a woman carrying a baby - his third detention since July 2020. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the harassment of Chin'ono and other journalists and urges the authorities to...

There were 138 violations of media and journalists' rights during 2020 in Iraqi Kurdistan, including arbitrary arrests and physical attacks, a new Kurdistan Journalists' Syndicate (KJS) report shows. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the KJS in condemning the attacks on media freedom and urges the authorities in the region to...

Bismillah Adil Aimaq, an Afghan journalist and human rights activist was killed by unidentified gunmen in Dara-e-Taimoor village in Ghor province of Afghanistan on the first day of 2021. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its local affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) condemn the heinous assassination...

To mark the International Day for Human Rights on 10 December 2020, the IFJ, the largest organisation of professional journalists with 600,000 members in 150 countries, publishes a reference document: the White Paper on Global Journalism. In addition to studies on freedom of expression, working conditions, youth or gender equality, the IFJ reports...

Journalist Virgilio Maganes, a member of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in front of his home in Villasis town at 6.30 am on November 10. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists the Philippines (NUJP) to condemn the...

Security forces attacked journalists and prevented them from covering protests in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on 21 October. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU), in condemning the attacks on journalists' and urges the government to stop harassing journalists and guarantee their...

Planned changes to the way the US issue visas for journalists threaten to “seriously jeopardise the exercise of journalistic freedom” the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has warned the the US authorities.

Nepal Police arrested Hareram Prasad Kurmi, one of the accused in the murder of Bara based journalist Birendra Shah 13 years ago. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Nepal affiliates the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) are relieved at the arrest of another alleged perpetrator and urge the...

A court in Teheran sentenced journalist Mohammad Mosaed to four years and nine months in prison and banned him from any journalistic activity for two years, ordering the confiscation of his communication devices. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns this shocking sentence handed down on 25 August and calls on Iranian...

After the arbitrary detention of 50 journalists on 27 August, Belarusian authorities have withdrawn at least 17 foreign journalists' press accreditations. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) demand the authorities return the accreditations to the affected journalists immediately.

Members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) working for Bullivant Media walked out on strike on 25 August to defend quality journalism, oppose job cuts and demand fair pay. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) stands in solidarity with the NUJ and Bullivant Media workers in their defense of local news and labor rights. 

Transcontinental Times journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested at his Delhi residence on August 18 for his social media posts that allegedly “disturbed communal harmony”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) are concerned by the arrest and urge the government to stop...

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) announced on July 20 that broadcast network Al Jazeera did not have a valid licence to film a program about migrant workers in Malaysia. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned about a rising number of attacks and threats being directed at the respected international...

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa pleaded not guilty on her 5th tax case before a Pasig Regional Trial Court on Wednesday, July 22. The International Federation Journalists (IFJ) together with South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) calls the authorities in the Philippines to drop all cases against Maria Ressa and Rappler.

The International and European Federations of Journalists (EFJ/IFJ) are extremely concerned by violence against journalists during the protests currently taking place in several cities in Serbia since 7 July. The two federations say that there have been at least 14 reported attacks against journalists and media workers who were covering the events....

At least 29 journalists have been arrested in Hong Kong since June 2019, highlighting the severe deterioration in the special administrative region. In the wake of this week’s passing of a National Security Law, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses its grave concern for journalists working in Hong Kong, in particular those...

Since the Indian government imposed Covid-19 restrictions on March 25, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has recorded 17 legal cases brought against journalists in India. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists (India) (NUJI) express concern over the increase in...

Nearly a decade after the murder of Geo News journalist Wali Khan Babar, Pakistan police finally arrested one of his murderers ‘at large’ in an operation on June 15. The International federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) welcome the arrest and urge the Pakistan government to...

The proposed Australian Associated Press (AAP) newswire sale is in the final stages of negotiation with a consortium of investors and philanthropists. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) encourage the consortium’s management team to consult the MEAA and look after the...

Women trade union leaders and activists joined forces to expose the injustices and abuses facing female workers during the COVID pandemic in a webinar on gender-based violence held on 2 June. Participants demanded more protection and ratification of ILO Convention 190, as evidence showed the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns was hitting women workers...

Bimal Shyaman, a journalist with Hiru, Derana and Swarnavahini television channels, was harassed and assaulted while reporting the Eid celebrations in the Atulugama area of Kalutara on May 24, 2020. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Sri Lanka affiliate, Free Media Movement (FMM), regret the incident and urge authorities to...

A Karen state court sentenced Zaw Ye Htet, the chief editor of online news agency Dae Pyaw to two years in prison for an article alleging there had been a Covid-19 death in eastern Karen state. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the unjust prosecution of Zaw Ze Htet.

Beijing’s intention to pass new Hong Kong national security laws sparked demonstrations beginning on May 22, potentially jeopardising the future of Hong Kong’s democracy. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses grave concern over the implications of the proposal on press freedom and the reported attacks on journalists covering...

The Australian federal government’s communications minister Paul Fletcher requested ABC employees to go without a pay rise for the next six months. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Australian affiliate, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) urge the government to abstain from intervening in a matter between...

The Norwegian government presented on May 12 a proposal for a media aid package to address the financial situation of the country’s media during the coronavirus crisis. The Norwegian Union of Journalists (NJ) welcomed the package but warned that the initial amount of 300 million NOK (27 million euros) will not be enough to save the whole industry...

Tashny Sukumaran, a correspondent for Hong Kong newspaper the South China Morning Post in Malaysia, has been summoned by the Malaysian police over her reporting on raids in Covid-19 red zones. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists Peninsular Malaysia (NUJM) condemn the investigation...

On World Intellectual Property Day 2020, April 26, the European and International Federations of journalists (EFJ/IFJ) are putting the spotlight on the so-called “publishers’ right”, one of the key achievements of the EU Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market, interviewing three copyright experts of the Federations’ Authors’ Rights...

The Australian federal government has announced almost $100-million support package for regional journalism, including tax relief for television and radio stations. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Australian affiliate the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcome the announcement, which comes after more than a...

The High Court has thrown out the warrant used by the Australian Federal Police officers to search the home of a News Corporation journalist in June last year. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its Australian affiliate, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in welcoming the decision but warning that the powers that...

The House of Representatives is due to pass the revised Criminal Code, which has been widely criticised for violating press freedom and access to information. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia demand the House halt the bill and not use the current health...

As the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic under widespread lockdowns and the mass movement of work into an online space, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) cast a spotlight on government controls impeding media, freedom of expression and vital communications in Indian-administered...

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The social responsibility of the journalist has never been more true than in this period of global crisis, as the preamble to our Global Charter of Ethics recalls: “The journalist's responsibility towards the public takes precedence over any other responsibility, in particular towards their employers and the public authorities.”

The South East Asia Journalists Unions (SEAJU) network remains concerned for the physical and financial safety of journalists reporting in South East Asia during the Covid-19 pandemic. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and SEAJU call on the authorities and media houses to respect press freedoms and ensure the safety of journalists.

Beijing’s propaganda blitz seeks to obscure the origins of the coronavirus, writes Louisa Lim.

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to sweep the world, the Chinese authorities’ response to the crisis is being closely monitored for undue censorship on critical information. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges China’s authorities to give greater commitments to ensure the free flow of information around COVID-19, to allow...

Myanmar’s military withdrew two lawsuits against The Irrawaddy and Reuters News Agency on March 18, following the involvement of the Myanmar Press Council. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the outcome and urges authorities to solve all future media disputes with the media’s designated arbiter.

Two men have been arrested for a brutal assault on journalist M Karthi who sustained serious head injuries an attack in Sivakasi on March 3. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the attack and highlight the need for stronger protections for journalists in India.

Chinese authorities have cancelled the press passes of three journalists from the Wall Street Journal and given them five days to leave the country in retaliation for the publication’s recent opinion coverage on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates the Media, Entertainment and Arts...

The Philippines’ Solicitor General filed a petition with the Supreme Court to revoke the license of the Philippine’s largest broadcasting network ABS-CBN on February 10. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) join media across the country and globally in...

Belfast Telegraph reporter Leona O’Neill, who witnessed the killing of her colleague Lyra McKee, has received "vile and dangerous threats" according to her union. The threats, in the form of graffiti, appeared in the Creggan area of O'Neill's home town Derry, Northern Ireland on 4 February. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) stands...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on February 16, and your inputs are most welcome. We encourage contributions to let others know your activities; to seek solidarity and support from SAMSN members on your campaigns and activities. To contribute, email Umesh...

Sarhan Abukalloub (37) is a journalist and documentary film-maker born and raised in Gaza, Palestine. His work as a journalist in the small and besieged Palestinian region left him facing several threats and abuses such as arbitrary detentions and physical attacks that forced him to flee. In an interview with the IFJ, he explains his story and how...

Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, has threatened to block the license renewal of the country’s largest broadcasting company, ABS-CBN. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) urge Philippines lawmakers to uphold independence and approve the license renewal...

Israeli intelligence officers detained two Palestinian TV crews on 6 December in Jerusalem. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) strongly condemn on-going repression of Palestinian media.

Tim Dawson is a London-based journalist, and a member of the executive of the National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland. He traveled to Turkey from November 27-30 2019 to observe and monitor journalists trials as well as participate in an International Conference within the framework of the “Journalism is not a crime” EU-funded project...

A week after Vanuatu’s Daily Post media director had an annual work permit rejected and his residence visa cancelled, he has now been denied the ability to return to Vanuatu. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses it’s serious disappointment at the Vanuatu government’s handling of McGarry’s case and urgently call on it to...

Dindo Generoso, a radio broadcaster for DYEM 96.7 Bai Radio, was shot dead in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, November 7. International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Philippines Journalists (NUJP) condemn the killing and strongly demand authorities bring the perpetrators to justice.

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...

A series of false allegations and smears have this week targeted journalists and unionists in Hong Kong known for speaking out against attacks on media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) condemn the attacks against media workers and commends the solidarity of Hong Kong...

Abdul Hamid Hotaki, a political talk show host at Hewad independent public media group, was critically injured in an explosion near the campaign office of President Ashraf Ghani, in the southern city of Kandahar at approximately 8:30pm on September 24. Hotaki died in the hospital the following day. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

Police forces searched two stations of radio Daljir's in northeastern Somalia on 14-15 and 16 September. The International Federation of Journalists joins its affiliate the National Union of Somali Journalists ( NUSOJ) in strongly condemning the assaults and calling on Somali authorities to stop intimidating the press.

In the past week journalists have come under threat in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, targeted by authorities for simply doing their job. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalist Union (IJU) have strongly condemned the targeted action from authorities, harassing journalists in the state, and demanded...

Since the start of protests in Hong Kong in June, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) have logged at least 30 media violations. The IFJ and HKJA today launch Monitoring Hong Kong's Protests a log of the ongoing media violations.

Utusan Melayu Berhad, the publisher of the oldest Malay daily Utusan Malaysia, has agreed to pay outstanding salaries for around 800 media staff following a protest picket by Utusan workers over ongoing payment issues and concerns for the publication’s future. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the decision and calls for...

An interview with vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Party Maryam Nawaz Sharif was pull off air from Pakistan’s news channel Hum News on July 11. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in condemning ongoing censorship of opposition parties in...

[UPDATED, 17TH JULY] The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) call on the Turkish court to acquit journalist Erol Önderoğlu, facing a 14 years and six months in jail over "terror propaganda".

Hong Kong journalists reporting a rally in support of Hong Kong police were attacked, insulted and kicked by government supporters on June 30. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) in denouncing all threats to journalists’ safety following ongoing anti-extradition law...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on December 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome. We encourage contributions to let others know about your activities; to seek solidarity and support from SAMSN members for your campaigns and initiatives. To contribute,...

Philippe Leruth delivered his last speech today as President of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) to the 254 delegates meeting at the World Congress in Tunis.

Marcela Turati is a Mexican freelance journalist, co-founder of the journalists’ network Periodistas de a pie and more recently of the online investigative portal El Quinto Elemento Lab.

Elena Milashina was in Brussels on Friday, 3rd May, to receive the honoris causa doctor title awarded by Brussels University to mark World Press Freedom Day. The Russian journalist, who works for Novaïa Gazeta – where six journalists have been killed in the recent years - shared her thoughts on the current state of press freedom in Russia and the...

[Updated on April 23rd] Journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead while she was covering the riots at the Creggan housing estate in the city of Londonderry (Derry), Northern Ireland, on Thursday night 19 April. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) join their affiliate the National Union of...

Journalists at Buzzfeed accused management of refusing to meet with their representatives in an attempt to deny recognition of the recently formed workers’ union, which would legitimately negotiate for employees. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) believes this is a clear example of union busting and urges the management to meet the...

After lawyer and civil rights activist Zuzana Čaputová was elected as Slovakia's first female president on 30 March 2019, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and other freedom of expression organisations to send her a letter, drawing attention to the press and media...

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) call on the European Parliament to adopt a copyright directive that benefits all journalists. Since it was first introduced, both journalists’ federations have worked jointly and tirelessly, supporting the proposal and working to improve it. The federations continue to seek...

10 Yemeni journalists abducted by Ansar Allah (Houthis) since June 2015 have been sent to face a specialised terrorism court.

A series of cyber attacks have intermittently shutdown the website for IFJ affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP). The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and NUJP demand an end to the cyber attacks and call on the Philippine authorities investigate.

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A founder of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI Indonesia), senior BBC journalist Ging Ginanjar, died aged 54 on Sunday, January 20. Ging was known for his commitment to protect press freedom, freedom of expression, and human rights.

Maria Ressa, the editor of Philippine online new outlet, Rappler, returns to the Philippines with a warrant issued for her arrest over tax fraud. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) have condemned the arrest warrant and called for the warrant to be...