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The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) shone the spotlight on media under fire at a webinar on May 16 which heard from journalists from Ukraine and Yemen and the legal team supporting the IFJ's complaint to the International Criminal Court over Israel's systematic targeting of Palestinian media workers.

To mark World Press Freedom Day on May 3, the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) has been awarded the Difference Day Honorary Title for its vital work in Belarus in times of repression. BAJ was established in 1995 as a non-governmental association of media workers with the aim of promoting freedom of expression and independent journalism...

The spotlight was turned on increasing attacks on media freedom across Europe as the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and the Safety of Journalists, together with the International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) and other partner organisations, launched the 2021 report "Defending Press...

The repression of journalists and censorship are intensifying in Russia. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) condemn this wave of massive repression.

Solidarity centers just launched by the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU), with the support of the International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ), and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), will help journalists to continue their work during the war in Ukraine. The project was made possible by the...

Novaya Gazeta's editor-in-chief and Nobel Prize winner Dmitry Muratov was attacked in a train on Thursday 7 April 2022. Two people doused him with red paint mixed with acetone, injuring his eyes. The International and Europea Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) strongly condemned the attack.

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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. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 1 to 8 April 2022.

The trial behind closed doors of Russian journalist Ivan Safronov opened at a court in Moscow where he is accused of "high treason" for allegedly sharing military secrets with Czech Republic in 2017. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns once again the prosecution of Ivan Safronov and strongly opposes the charges against him.

Lithuanian documentary film-maker Mantas Kvedaravicius was killed in Mariupol, Ukraine, by Russian forces on Saturday 2 April as he attempted to leave the city. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) condemned his "deliberate killing" and have demanded Russian forces let journalists work without being targeted.

Ukrainian photojournalist Maks Levin who went missing since 13 March while documenting the Russian invasion of Ukraine near the capital, Kyiv, has been found dead on 1 April. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) join their Ukrainian affiliates, NUJU and IMTUU, in condemning the deliberate attacks on journalists in...

The editor of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta Dmitry Muratov, one of last year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, has announced that the newspaper's online and print operations will cease until the end of the war in Ukraine, after receiving a second warning from the state media regulator RKN for allegedly violating the country's "foreign agents" law....

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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. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 18 to 25 March 2022.

How can we meet the safety and professional needs of journalists covering a war when too many journalists go to the front without any preparation, when media outlets do not take seriously their duty of care, failing to provide the protection and equipment their staff on the ground need and when the media becomes the target of attacks by...

Oksana Baulina, a Russian journalist with the investigative media outlet The Insider, was killed when Russian troops shelled a residential neighbourhood in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, the media outlet said on Wednesday. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) once again condemn the Russian...

At the beginning of the war in Ukraine and the bombing of major cities the IFJ and the EFJ launched a special Safety Fund to support journalists in need in the country through their affiliates IMTUU and NUJU as well as journalists trying to flee Russia.  Ernest Sagaga is the head of IFJ Safety and Human Rights Department. He tells us about the use...

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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. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 11 to 18 March 2022.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners in calling on European Union Member States to set a global example of support for media freedom in crisis by extending emergency shelter and visa exemption to Russian journalists fleeing the country, as well as to Belarusian journalists seeking...

Fox News camera operator Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian producer and fixer Oleksandra Kuvshynova, also known as Sasha, were killed on 14 March while reporting from Horenka, a city close to Kyiv. Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall was seriously injured in the same attack. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ)...

The Russian authorities arrested on 14 March journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, an editor with the Russian television channel Channel One following her appearance behind the presenter holding up a sign reading “No to war. Don’t believe the propaganda. They are lying to you. Russians against war”. The International and European Federations of...

Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall was attacked and seriously injured on 14 March while reporting on the outskirts of Kyiv. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) condemn the systematic targeting of media workers reporting on the front lines in Ukraine and urges the international community to investigate these attacks.

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...

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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. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period from 4 to 11 March 2022.

A solidarity mission carrying half a ton of humanitarian aid for Ukrainian journalists left Athens on 9 March, headed by Maria Antoniadou, the President of the Journalists' Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers (JUADN).

Within just a few days, a UK Sky News crew, as well as a Swiss independent journalist, were attacked by Russian forces in Ukraine. The European and International Federations of Journalists (EFJ-IFJ) strongly condemn the targeting of media workers as part of the war in Ukraine and call for the establishment of a special international tribunal for...

On Monday 28 February, the Spanish journalist Pablo Gonzalez was arrested in the south-western Polish city of Rzeswów, accused of being “an agent of Russian intelligence”. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) and its Spanish affiliates urge the authorities to release Gonzalez and condemn the increasing attacks on...

NUJ members at RTÉ gathered in Dublin on March 3 to express solidarity with the people of Ukraine and to highlight the plight of media workers under attack from Russia.

Journalist Yevhenii Sakun, 49, an EFE correspondent and camera operator for the Ukrainian television channel LIVE, was killed during the shelling of the TV transmission tower in Kyiv by the Russian military on 1 March. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) condemn the killing as a war crime and urges the Russian...

On 26 February, Danish reporter Stefan Weichert and photographer Emil Filtenborg Mikkelsen were shot by unidentified attackers when they were on their way to a shelled kindergarten in the town of Ohtyrka, north-east of Ukraine. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) stresses once again the importance of guaranteeing the safety of...

On March 1, Russian authorities blocked access to two of the country's leading independent media outlets, Dozhd TV and Ekho Moskvy radio for allegedly spreading "deliberately false information" about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) have condemned this decision as an attempt to...

Human rights, media freedom and journalists’ organisations issued a statement in condemnation of invasion and attacks on the press in Ukraine and Russia.

Since the outbreak of Russia's armed conflict against Ukraine, the International Federation of Journalists has been in constant contact with its Ukrainian affiliates, NUJU and IMTUU, and has echoed warnings against journalists being seduced by disinformation. The IFJ and its affiliates around the world call on Unesco to do everything possible to...

Following reports of a series of explosions throughout Ukraine, intensified fighting on the front lines and Russian troops advancing into Ukraine, the IFJ/EFJ have issued an urgent safety advisory for all journalists in Ukraine following the Russian government's decision to launch a so-called "special military operation" on 24 February.

The International and European Federations of Journalists today expressed their grave concerns over the safety of journalists covering the war in Ukraine, following air attacks by the Russian air force on cities in Ukraine, bombing in the east and reports of troops’ movements in other parts near the country’s northen border.

On February 16, 2022, the Russian court of the Simferopol district (Crimea) sentenced journalist Vladislav Yesypenko of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty to six years in prison. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined their affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine...

The Russian authorities have moved to shut down Deutsche Welle’s Moscow office, ban the station from broadcasting in the country and cancel the press accreditation of its staff. The move comes following a decision by the German media regulator to uphold a ban on Russian media RT DE’s broadcasts in Germany amid claims it did not have a locally...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj last week banned the opposition media news site Strana.ua and imposed sanctions on its editor-in-chief, Ihor Huzhva. Lawyers have criticised these measures for their “lack of legal basis”. This decision comes only six months after closing down three TV channels in early 2021. The International and European...

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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. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 7 May and 14 May 2021.

Freelance journalist Vladislav Yesypenko has told a court he was tortured and forced to confess after he was arrested in March by Federal Security Service (FSB) officers in Crimea on fabricated charges. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) call for his immediate release and the withdrawal of all charges against him.

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has banned three television channels from operating in Ukraine by revoking their broadcast licences and blocking assets after accusing them of being pro-Russian. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) condemned what they called "an extra-judicial and politically motivated ban...

Here is a round up of IFJ affiliates' activities during the #EndImpunity campaign running from 2 to 23 of November 2020.

Jan Kuciak has been murdered again. Thursday’s verdict in the trial of the killers of Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová is like a new death sentence for the Slovak journalist. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) denounce a decision that perpetuates impunity and call on the Slovak judiciary to...

Attacks on press freedom in Europe are at serious risk of becoming a new normal, 14 international press freedom groups and journalists’ organisations, including the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), warned as they launch the 2020 annual report of the Council of Europe Platform for the Protection of Journalists. The fresh assault on...

On January 20, the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports unveiled a draft law on combating disinformation and regulating media activity. According to the minister of Culture, Volodymyr Borodyansky, the bill aims to respond to Russian disinformation. However, the journalistic community believes that this initiative is likely to be used as...

Journalists from the Russian Sputnik news agency in Estonia are facing threats from the Estonian authorities, who have demanded they stop cooperating with the agency's parent organisation “Rossiya Segodnya.” The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned the threats.

16 journalists killed since 1995, 3 cases resolved.

The National Television and Radio broadcasting council of Ukraine, the media regulatory authority, has revoked all digital licences granted to independent broadcaster Channel 112. 

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have today welcomed the pre-trial release of RIA Novosti journalist, Kirill Vyshinsky, in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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After Ukraine elected its new president on 21 April, Sergiy Tomilenko, chair of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) describes the state of press freedom in the country and his union’s role in upholding quality journalism, warning journalists against propaganda and encouraging political leaders to stand for freedom of speech.

The International Federation of Journalists is looking for four media development experts to conduct a mapping of current trends in the media sector, of existing donor support to media development and a gap analysis and needs assessment to make recommendations to the EU on new assistance programmers in the media sector of countries in the European...

On 12 September, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the verdict delivered by the Moscow City Court to Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was sentenced to 12 years in a high-security prison.

The IFJ has strongly condemned the murder of 3 Russian journalists in the Central African Republic, in what local authorities said was an ambush by an unidentified group of armed men.

The Security Service of Ukraine has banned Russian Union of Journalists’ president Vladimir Solovyov from entering Ukrainian territory for a three-year period. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) condemned the decision, which represents a threat to the right of freedom of expression.

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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 and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) have urged the Russian authorities to release a Ukrainian journalist given a 12-year sentence for alleged espionage.

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) condemned today the increasing verbal and online violence against journalists in Ukraine.

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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...

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) today condemned the updated sanctions list signed on 14 May Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and published yesterday which bans for three years Russian media organisations based in Ukraine, including Russian news agencies RIA Novosti, Rossiyasegodnya.rf, Sputniknews.com,...

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) today condemned the Opens external link in new windowupdated sanctions list signed on 14 May Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and published yesterday which bans for three years Russian media organisations based in Ukraine, including Russian news agencies RIA Novosti,...

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A word from IFJ President Philippe Leruth: French and Spanish versions below.

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The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have backed demands for the Ukrainian authorities to publish the results of their investigation into the killing of award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet – a year after his murder in a car bomb.