• Editor arrested on cybercrime charges Editor arrested on cybercrime charges

    Nepal police arrested the editor of a weekly newspaper from his home in Lalitpur on alleged cybercrime charges over a published news report. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) in condemning the arrest and demands his immediate release. Raju Basnet, […]

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  • Two Afghan journalists killed, five injured in back-to-back suicide bombings Two Afghan journalists killed, five injured in back-to-back suicide bombings

    Two television journalists were killed and another five injured in a brutal twin blast in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on September 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) in strongly condemning the  suicide attack and calls for the strongest retaliation from the Afghanistan government in tracking down […]

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  • Editor arrested and charged with militancy in Kashmir, India Editor arrested and charged with militancy in Kashmir, India

    Indian police arrested and detained the assistant editor of the Kashmir Narrator over alleged militancy crimes and held him for six days without charge. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Indian Journalist Union (IJU) in condemning the arrest and detention of Aasif Sultan and demands his immediate release. Police arrested Asif Sultan for […]

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  • Female TV journalist stabbed to death in brutal attack in Bangladesh Female TV journalist stabbed to death in brutal attack in Bangladesh

    A woman television journalist was hacked to death at the door of her home in Pabna of Rajshahi division, Bangladesh on August 28. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum (BMSF) strongly condemn the horrific murder and the tyranny of violence against women that continues to plague Bangladesh society. The […]

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  • Democracy in peril: Ruling party harassment of critical media in India

    Critical media houses and independent journalists in India are facing growing pressure and harassment from ruling authorities and their supporters at the detriment of democratic principles. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn the machinations by the Central and some state government and their supporters to curb […]

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