• Police assaults photojournalists in Kashmir

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the police action against photojournalists in Srinagar, Kashmir, on March 16. The IFJ demands action against the police personnel assaulting and abusing photojournalists on duty. According to reports, the police assaulted Tauseef Mustafa, a photojournalist for Agence France Presse (AFP), and manhandled others photojournalists outside the Hyderpora residence […]

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  • IFJ calls for action to defend women’s voices online in Asia-Pacific IFJ calls for action to defend women’s voices online in Asia-Pacific

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Asia-Pacific affiliates today demanded meaningful action against the growth of online harassment of women journalists in the region. Using the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8), media unions and journalist groups jointly launched a campaign emphasizing a critical media need to protect women’s right to voice […]

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  • Maldives journalists receive death threats

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Maldives Journalists Association (MJA) strongly condemn the death threat to some journalists and express concern over ‘protective custody’ of journalists on the island of Nilandhoo, Faafu Atoll. The IFJ urges the Maldivian government to investigate the death threats and ensure safety of the targeted journalists and create […]

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  • Indian journalist released on bail after 17 months in jail Indian journalist released on bail after 17 months in jail

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) in welcoming the Supreme Court’s decision to grant bail to journalist Santosh Yadav after 17 months in prison on seemingly fabricated charges. The IFJ urges the government to drop charges against the journalist. The Supreme Court (SC) on February 27 granted bail to […]

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  • Afghan Cameraman receives death threats Afghan Cameraman receives death threats

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) in strongly condemning the death threat to a television cameraperson by a hospital manager in the Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan. The IFJ urges the local authority to take immediate action against the hospital manager and ensure safety of the journalist. Mahmmod Naimi, […]

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