• Enforced journalist disappearances: IFJ counts the missing days Enforced journalist disappearances: IFJ counts the missing days

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), on the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances (August 30), calls on Asia-Pacific governments incriminated by enforced disappearances of media workers to take active steps to investigate critical cases and tackle impunity around missing media workers in the region. The IFJ notes with serious […]

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  • Indian journalist murdered after political scandal reporting

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) and the National Union of Journalists (India) (NUJI) strongly condemn the murder of journalist Kishore Dave in Gujarat, India on Monday, August 22. The IFJ demands swift investigation and action to bring those responsible to justice. Dave, the bureau of Jai […]

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  • Political party cadres attack TV office in Karachi

    The IFJ has called for urgent action to be taken against those who incited and carried out violent attacks on media companies in Karachi. The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemned the attacks, including the assault on 22 August on the ARY News TV station by the cadres of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement […]

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  • Pakistan cybercrime law a setback for Freedom of Expression

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) condemn the passing of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) 2016 on Thursday, August 11. The IFJ urges the Pakistan parliament to reconsider the Bill to make it acceptable to all ensuring the international standards. The National Assembly, […]

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  • Press freedom groups demand release of Bangladeshi journalist Press freedom groups demand release of Bangladeshi journalist

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Reprieve, Index of Censorship, Reporters Without Borders and 21 other international press freedom organisations demand the immediate release of UK-Bangladeshi journalist, Shafik Rehman, who has been in police custody since April 16, 2016. Rehman, an 81-year-old prominent journalist was arrested on April 16 on allegations of participating in a […]

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