• Television journalists assaulted by university guards in Pakistan Television journalists assaulted by university guards in Pakistan

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the assaults on television journalists in two separate incidents in Faisalabad and Islamabad, Pakistan. The IFJ demands immediate action against those involved in the assaults. On June 21, six cameramen and reporters of different TV channels were injured when the security guards of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad […]

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  • Growing intolerance threatens press freedom in India Growing intolerance threatens press freedom in India

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses concern over recent incidents of intolerance targeting journalists and undermining freedom of expression in New Delhi, India. The IFJ demands that the Indian government step up to provide a safe environment for journalists and the media to exercise their rights. On June 19, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) […]

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  • Journalists arrested, charged criminally for news report in Nepal Journalists arrested, charged criminally for news report in Nepal

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) condemn the arrest and 28-hour-detention of two journalists under false charges in Bhimdatt Municipality, Kanchanpur, western Nepal on June 17. The IFJ demands a probe into the incident and action against officials for framing false charges on journalists. Editor Khem Bhandari and […]

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  • IFJ, SAMSN call for end to internet shutdowns IFJ, SAMSN call for end to internet shutdowns

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) express serious concern over the growing trend of internet shutdowns in South Asia and call on governments to stop internet shutdowns. Internet shutdowns is an act against citizen’s freedom of expression and right to information; it greatly affects press freedom by […]

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  • Unknown gunmen kill journalist in Pakistan Unknown gunmen kill journalist in Pakistan

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the killing of a senior journalist in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in  northwest Pakistan on Sunday, June 11. The IFJ demands the immediate arrest and prosecution of gunmen to ensure justice. Bakshish Elahi, the Bureau Chief of K-2 Times Urdu daily newspaper in Haripur was shot dead by unknown […]

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