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In advance of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on 28 September, the IFJ has condemned the fact that more than 30 countries have been guilty of closing media or blocking internet access so far in 2019, threatening citizens’ fundamental right to free access to information.

In advance of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on 28 September, the IFJ has condemned the fact that 30 countries have been guilty of closing media or blocking internet access 30 o far in 2019, threatening citizens’ fundamental right to free access to information.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) in expressing concern over the blocking of a news website in Sri Lanka on November 8. The IFJ demands immediate withdrawal of the directives ordering the block to ensure smooth access to the...