• Alert: Radio Free Europe correspondent killed by car bomb

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE / RL) correspondent Elias Daei was killed in an explosion in the Helmand province of Afghanistan on November 12. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation for journalist safety in Afghanistan. According to Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), the journalist was killed […]

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  • India: Journalist attacked for reporting construction irregularities

    Vinay Tiwari, a journalist working for local Hindi news website Bundelkhand Times, was seriously injured in an attack allegedly by the family of Dhaurra village head and a number of other assailants in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Indian affiliate National Union of Journalists- India (NUJ-I) denounce […]

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  • India: Reporter brutally stabbed to death near Chennai

    G. Moses, a reporter for Tamilian TV, has been hacked to death in the western suburb of Kundrathru, Tamil Nadu, allegedly for his coverage of illegal land grabbing in the area. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the journalist’s brutal attack and is concerned for the safety of media workers in the region. Authorities […]

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  • Alert: Former Tolonews journalist killed in targeted attack

    Yama Siawash, former TOLO news television journalist in Afghanistan was killed on November 7 in the targeted explosion in Makrorayan-e-Char area of Kabul. The International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) and the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) are deeply saddened by the incident and urge authorities to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the journalist’s […]

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  • Pakistan: Columnist and social media activist arrested

    Media columnist and social media activist Bayazid Kharoti, who was reported ‘missing’ since November 4, had actually been arrested in Quetta on charges of meddling in the work of police. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) denounce the misuse of the authority to detain […]

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