• Afghan radio director abducted, driver killed Afghan radio director abducted, driver killed

    Unidentified armed men abducted Engineer Zalmay, director and owner of the Enikass radio and television stations, after killing his driver on December 4 at Jalalabad, Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) in condemning the abduction; and urges the Afghan authorities to […]

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  • TV journalist shot dead in Peshawar, Pakistan TV journalist shot dead in Peshawar, Pakistan

    Noor ul Hassan from Royal News TV was killed and cameraman Sabir was injured on December 3, 2018 in Peshawar of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, northwest Pakistan. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in condemning the killing; and demands the urgent action from the authorities […]

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  • Journalist unions need to adapt to a digital ecosystem Journalist unions need to adapt to a digital ecosystem

    ‘Journalist unions need to adapt to the digital ecosystem and become inclusive to digital media workers to remain strong and relevant’ was one of the key messages from the two day workshop of the union leaders and digital media activists from the Asia pacific region. The meeting held in Bangkok on November 3 and 4, […]

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  • Journalist arrested in India over Facebook video Journalist arrested in India over Facebook video

    Television journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem was arrested twice and detained for a total of 10 days for a Facebook video criticizing the ruling party, in Imphal, Manipur, India. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) in condemning the arrest; and demanding that all charges be dropped immediately. Wangkhem, the […]

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  • High Court halts Press Trust of India’s mass layoff High Court halts Press Trust of India’s mass layoff

    The Delhi High Court passed an order on November 27 halting the retrenchment of 297 employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI). The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists (India) and the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) in welcoming the court order and congratulating the Federation of the […]

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