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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...

On October 30, Philippines reporter Orlando Dinoy was murdered in his home by a gunman in the southern province of Davao del Sur. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), strongly condemn the murder of Orlando Dinoy and call on authorities to expedite...

Radio commentator, Renante “Rey” Cortes, was shot dead on July 22 outside radio station, DyRB, in Barangay Mambaling in central Philippines . The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) calls on the Philippine government to increase protections for journalists in the...

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...

Eleven years on from the Ampatuan Massacre, the world’s deadliest attack against journalists, impunity for crimes against journalists continues in the Philippines. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) to call for stronger efforts to end the country’s...

Ronnie Villamor, a freelance journalist in Masbate province, was shot dead by soldiers in Milagros, on the island of Masbate, on November 14 in an alleged “encounter”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) to condemn the killing and demand a thorough...

On the International Day to End Impunity, the International Federation of Journalists and its affiliates launches its annual campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. The campaign, which will run from November 2 to November 23, demands authorities denounce crimes targeting journalists and take urgent steps to put an end to impunity...

Journalist Jobert “Polpog” Bercasio was shot dead as he was riding a scooter in Sorgoson City, Sorgoson, Luzon on the evening of September 14. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in condemning the killing and calls on the authorities to conduct a swift...

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...

Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) launch Holding the Line: South East Asia Media Freedom Report 2019 which details the issues and challenges that imperil press freedom in the region.

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.

Eduardo Dizon, an anchor working for the Brigada News FM radio was shot dead on 10th July when he was driving home after hosting his daily news commentary show. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) backs the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in condemning the killing and urging the authorities to bring his killers...

Here is a list of IFJ's affiliates' activities to mark World Press Freedom Day, scheduled on May 3.

Welcome to the first IFJ Asia Pacific Bulletin for 2019

Filipino broadcaster Joey Llama was gunned down on his way to work earlier this morning, July 20, in Legaspi City, Albay in the central Philippines. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) have condemned the brutal murder and demanded an immediate investigation.

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

Edmund Sestoso, a broadcaster in Dumaguete City was shot on Monday, April 30, 2018. Following the attack, Sestoso was critically injured by five bullets to his chest and stomach. He died from his injuries on Tuesday May 1.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South East Asian Journalist Unions (SEAJU) in urging Indonesia’s government to push for justice for journalists killed in the line of duty. The new government under President Joko Widodo must commence serious investigations into the eight unresolved murder cases against journalists in the...