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An award-winning US journalist working in Ukraine, Brent Renaud, has been shot dead in Irpin, outside Kyiv, on Sunday 13 March. Ukrainian police said he had been targeted by Russian soldiers. Two other journalists were injured and taken to hospital. It is the first reported death of a foreign journalist covering the war in Ukraine. The...

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria has suspended Rudaw Media Network’s license and blocked its financial aid, claiming it is spreading hatred and misinformation. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly condemned the 5 February suspension and urged the administration to reconsider a decision that seriously...

Wikileaks founder and investigative journalist Julian Assange could be extradited to the United States following a ruling by the United Kingdom’s High Court, which said Assange’s life would not be in danger if he were sent to the US. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the decision and will support any appeal Assange's legal...

The International Federation of Journalists today published the report on journalists and media staff killed in work-related incidents around the world during 2020. The annual report, in its 30th edition, details the circumstances of the 65 killings which occurred during targeted attacks, bomb attacks and cross –fire incidents in 16 countries .

Judge Vanessa Baraitser today ruled against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States arguing it would be “oppressive by reason of Assange’s mental health”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its UK and Australian affiliates, the NUJ and the MEAA welcome the decision and are urging the authorities to...

UPDATED 4.02.2021 The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of an unprecedented global pandemic crisis, but also as the year of the resurgence of murders of journalists and media staff around the world. With 66 murders in 2020, the macabre statistics are on the rise again compared to 2019 (49).

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...

Covid-19 infection rates have soared to 25% among inmates at Belmarsh prison where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being held, putting his already delicate health at further risk. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), along with its American, Australian and UK affiliates, condemns his treatment and denounces the judicial and...

On Monday 7 September, hearings for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States will resume in the UK for at least three weeks. The International Federation of Journalists(IFJ) once again denounces the unrelenting judicial and political harassment.

A roadside bomb killed Khurshid TV journalist, Zamir Amiri and technician Shafiqullah Zabih, who were on a bus carrying 15 Khurshid TV employees. The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) and its affiliate the Afghan Independent Journalists' Association (AIJA) condemn the deadly attack and urge the Afghanistan government to bring the killers...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today released its annual report of killings of journalists, detailing 49 deaths worldwide in 2019. The world's largest organisation of journalists reiterated its call for a real commitment by governments to fight impunity for crimes committed against journalists and for media employers to provide...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today released its annual report of killings of journalists, detailing 49 deaths worldwide in 2019.  The world's largest organisation of journalists reiterated its call  for a real commitment by governments to fight impunity for crimes committed against journalists and for media employers to provide...

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today marked Human Rights Day (December, 10) by condemning violations of the rights and freedoms of journalists and media professionals, which have become routine around the world.

Zaid al-Khafaji, a photographer and reporter in Baghdad, was abducted in the early hours on Friday, December 6. That same night, photojournalist Ahmed Mehana was stabbed to death while covering protests in the city.

One journalist was injured and a media office suffered damage following a rocket attack on Baghdad's heavily guarded Green Zone.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today launched its full annual report on journalists and media staff killed in 2017, which details the killings of 81 journalists and media staff recorded on the list published on 31 December 2017.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) in condemning the suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2017 that killed a journalist and injured nine other colleagues. The IFJ demands swift action from Afghan authorities to arrest and punish the...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today warned there is no room for complacency despite recording the lowest number of killings of journalists since 2007.