• Nepali media barred from covering Indian PM’s visit Nepali media barred from covering Indian PM’s visit

    Nepali media were barred from covering some events during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mustang and Kathmandu on May 12. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) express concerns over the incidents; and urge the Nepali authorities to ensure Nepali media are given […]

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  • Clampdowns and Courage: The challenge for South Asia’s media Clampdowns and Courage: The challenge for South Asia’s media

    As we mark World Press Freedom Day, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its South Asia affiliates, together with the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) launch the 16th South Asia Press Freedom Report, Clampdowns and Courage. Just three days after ten journalists and media workers were brutally murdered in Afghanistan in the countries deadliest day […]

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  • End impunity, bring killers of journalists to book End impunity, bring killers of journalists to book

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) urged governments in South Asia to urgently roll out concrete measures to end the reigning impunity in crimes against journalists and ensure justice to slain and victimized journalists. The IFJ and the SAMSN raised concerns over the alarming level of impunity […]

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  • Media’s #MeToo Moment Media’s #MeToo Moment

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) urged the media managements, journalist unions and associations to proactively make media workplaces safer for woman journalists in the wake of the global conversation around sexual harassment at work. The IFJ and the SAMSN stand firmly with women journalists in South […]

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  • Ten journalists killed in Afghanistan in a single day, after gunmen shot dead BBC reporter Ten journalists killed in Afghanistan in a single day, after gunmen shot dead BBC reporter

    Unknown gunmen killed Ahmad Shah, a journalist with BBC Afghan service, on April 30, 2018 in Khost province, Eastern Afghanistan making the day the deadliest for media as nine other journalists were killed earlier in the day in a suicide attack in Kabul. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) […]

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