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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...

A group of 21 British MPs are the latest to back the IFJ’s call for a UN Convention on the protection of journalists.

Representatives of journalists, media workers, broadcasters and newspapers from around the world took the case for action against impunity for crimes against journalists to the United Nations in New York today.

Indian journalists speaking out against sexual harassment have reignited India’s #MeToo movement. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists, India (NUJI) in expressing solidarity with any journalists subjected to harassment in India’s media and...

Yemeni journalist Zaki al-Saqaldi, newspaper reporter for AlMasdar press and publishing house, was assassinated by unidentified gunmen on Friday 8 October in front of his house in Dhale city. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its Yemeni affiliate, the Yemeni Journalist Syndicate, in strongly condemning the killing and in...

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.

Media in the Philippines has come under attack this week, both online and offline, raising serious concerns about the safety and security of the country’s media workers. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemn the latest attacks on the media, including...

Italian government threatens to cut indirect state funding to the press, accusing newspapers of “polluting the debate”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) join their affiliate the Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana (FNSI) in strongly condemning these threats and expressing serious...

Nepal police arrested the editor of a weekly newspaper from his home in Lalitpur on alleged cybercrime charges over a published news report.

The President of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) of Sri Lanka has issued a direct threat to a journalist and publicly warned the association was compiling a ‘traitors’ list of journalists’.

In a letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) and several journalist organizations in South Asia demanded an end to the media crackdown that has accompanied protests in Bangladesh this week.

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFF and EFJ) have raised their concerns over the repetitive attacks and acts of intimidation against journalists in Italy in the last few weeks. They stand in solidarity with their Italian affiliate, the Federazione Nazionale Della Stampa Italiana (FNSI), and the Italian journalists who are...

The IFJ has welcomed the launch of a new glossary to help journalists in Cyprus address ethical issues when reporting on the island’s enduring conflict. The glossary was developed as part of a Cyprus Dialogue project, run by the OSCE in co-operation with the IFJ and journalists’ unions in the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot media communities.

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.

The IFJ today lent support to calls from its affiliate in Yemen, the Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate (YJS), on the Houthis group to a quick release of Yemeni journalist Abdulsalam Al-Dais, who was kidnapped by the group in Sanaa on Wednesday 4 July.

A man killed five workers at the Annapolis Capital Gazette newspaper office in Maryland, USA on 28 June. The IFJ joins its US affiliates in denouncing this attack on press freedom and the continuous targeting of journalists working for local media.

The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) has condemned the closure of nine newspapers in Canada and called for urgent action to preserve local media.

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on July 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.

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.

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.

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.

This event will be remembered as the “Babchenko case”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the world’s largest organization of journalists with 600,000 members in 146 countries, stresses that the profession’s aim is to seek the truth and that any manipulation of information can dramatically damage media credibility as well as...

In a decision that has been welcomed in the region, three executives and an opinion writer from the Fiji Times have been cleared of sedition by the Fiji High Court on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly welcomed the decision, declaring it a win for press freedom in Fiji and the Pacific.

In a decision that has been welcomed in the region, three executives and an opinion writer from the Fiji Times have been cleared of sedition by the Fiji High Court on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly welcomed the decision, declaring it a win for press freedom in Fiji and the Pacific.

Thirteen journalists covering protests in Gaza were injured on Monday, 14 May when Israeli military opened fire on Palestinian protesters along the Gaza border.

Welcome to IFJ Asia-Pacific’s monthly Press Freedom in China Campaign e-bulletin. The next bulletin will be sent on June 8, 2018.

On the 25th World Press Freedom Day, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says that the recent spike in violence targeting journalists is a stark reminder that there can be no press freedom when journalists live and work in fear.

Welcome to the IFJ Asia-Pacific’s monthly e-bulletin. The next bulletin will be sent on May 1, 2018 and contributions from affiliates are most welcome. To contribute, email ifj@ifj-asia.org

The IFJ has welcomed calls by United Nations Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk that freedom of the media and the rights of journalists must be respected and that Israel should stop targeting Palestinian journalists.

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on April 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.

The IFJ has backed a call by the Director of the BBC World Service Group, Jamie Angus, on the Iranian authorities to stop the harassment of BBC Persian journalists in London and their families in Iran and appealed to the authorities to discuss any grievances they may have about the BBC Persian Service coverage. BBC Persian staff and their families...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly supports the unprecedented appeal by the BBC to protect the human rights of BBC Persian Service journalists and their families which will be made today during the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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.

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.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) together with its affiliate the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS) mourn the death of photojournalist Saad Hadi Al-Mashrafawi on 14 January after being severely injured in a bomb blast.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned about the dangerous escalation of attacks on freedom of the media in Somalia after the authorities have tightened the noose on freedom of expression following imprisonment and reckless attacks on journalists during the past week.

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.

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.

The two media giants Torstar Corp. and Postmedia Network Inc. announced on 27 November that they would cut nearly 300 jobs as they plan to shutter more than 30 mostly local newspapers and weeklies across the country, most of whom are based in Ontario.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Norwegian Union of Journalists (NJ) today called on the Iraqi government to release the Iraqi/Norwegian journalist Samir Obeid (also spelled Abeid) who has been detained for more than three weeks.

The IFJ has backed demands by the UK’s National Union of Journalists (NUJ) for equal pay for women workers.

On October 14, Rosalyn Albaniel Evara, the business editor of PNG’s largest newspaper, Post Courier, was rushed to hospital but died shortly after. Initial reports indicated that the cause of death was a stroke. However, at her funeral in Port Moresby on October 23, Rosalyn’s aunt, Mary Albaniel, used the eulogy to highlight that her niece had been...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has learned with deep regret the ban imposed on two broadcasters, the assault on dozens of reporters and the killing of a journalist, in an extremely volatile political climate in Iraq.

A Syrian journalist was killed and a cameraman injured in a shelling by Syrian government forces on 29 October in Damascus province. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) mourns the death of the journalist and called on all sides to recognize the importance of safety for those covering conflicts.

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

Palestinian journalists are on the verge of securing new collective agreements at two of the country’s most important private sector media companies.

Prominent Yemeni journalist Yahya Abdulraqeeb al-Jubeihi, jailed and sentenced to death last year by Houthi authorities, was released and pardoned on Sunday, 24 September.

Serbian weekly 'Vranjske novine' will cease publishing, announced founder and editor-in-chief Vukasin Obradovic on 18 September. The paper claims it has been subject to intense political and economic pressures, including financial inspections allegedly aimed at compromising its finances.