• Pakistan: fourth journalist killed this year Pakistan: fourth journalist killed this year

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the killing of a journalist in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, October 12. The IFJ demands the immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators. Haroon Khan, a journalist with Sach TV and stringer for local Mashriq Television channel, was returning home after offering prayers […]

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  • Afghan journalist injured, security killed in attack Afghan journalist injured, security killed in attack

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) in condemning the attack on the head of a television channel in Baghlan province in northeastern Afghanistan on Thursday, October 12. The IFJ demands immediate arrest and prosecution of the perpetrator. Shir Mohammad Jahish head of Tanweer TV was on […]

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  • Criminal defamation slapped over investigative report Criminal defamation slapped over investigative report

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned over the filing of a criminal defamation case against seven persons including the reporter and editors of India’s online news portal The Wire, on October 9. Businessman Jay Shah filed a criminal defamation case in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, against reporter Rohini Singh and Siddharth Varadarajan, Sidharth Bhatia and […]

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  • Access to Information an ongoing struggle across the Asia Pacific Access to Information an ongoing struggle across the Asia Pacific

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU), the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) and its affiliates today observed the second International Day for Universal Access to Information, after resolution (38 C/70) was adopted by UNESCO on November 17, 2015. The IFJ is highlighting the challenges journalists and media workers in the […]

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  • Spike in attacks on journalists amidst entrenched impunity in India Spike in attacks on journalists amidst entrenched impunity in India

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses serious concern over the increasing number of crimes against journalists and incidents of press freedom violation in India. The IFJ urges the Indian government to institute measures to ensure the safety of journalists around the country. Three journalists were murdered in September, a month that also saw a […]

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