• South Asian Media Solidarity Forges Ahead South Asian Media Solidarity Forges Ahead

    South Asian journalist unions and associations affiliated to the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) resolved to build strong, united, democratic, independent, representative and self-sustaining unions ensuring meaningful representation of female journalists and youth in decision-making and leadership positions during a meeting in Kathmandu on September 8-10. Journalist […]

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  • Fearless and outspoken Indian journalist shot dead in Karnataka Fearless and outspoken Indian journalist shot dead in Karnataka

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists (India) in condemning the brutal killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, India on September 5. The IFJ demands urgent action from the government to tackle the worsening situation for freedom of expression in Karntaka state and calls on authorities to […]

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  • Defamation lawsuit filed over reports of corruption in Nepal Defamation lawsuit filed over reports of corruption in Nepal

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) in expressing serious concern over the defamation lawsuit intended to silence a daily newspaper in Kathmandu. The IFJ believes the court will issue an exemplary verdict protecting the press freedom. Gopal Khadka, the Managing […]

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  • ‘Godman’s’ frenzied followers attack journalists in India ‘Godman’s’ frenzied followers attack journalists in India

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists (India) and the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) in strongly condemning the attacks on journalists and media property in India following a court verdict on August 25. The IFJ demands urgent action from the authorities to ensure security for journalists to carry out their […]

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  • Journalist survives brutal attack in Odisha, India Journalist survives brutal attack in Odisha, India

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists (India) in strongly condemning the brutal attack on a journalist in Odisha, India on August 7 night. The IFJ demands urgent action from the authorities to arrest the perpetrators. Ramesh Rath, a Balipatna based journalist working for Pragativadi, an Odia-language daily was attacked […]

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