• Journalist investigating illegal sand-mining attacked in Nepal Journalist investigating illegal sand-mining attacked in Nepal

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) in condemning the attack on journalist Sudip Kaini in Gorkha district of Nepal on January 15. The IFJ demands an investigation into the incident and the punishment of the attackers. A group of five assailants attacked Kaini, a correspondent of Kantipur and The Kathmandu Post […]

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  • Pakistani journalist escapes abduction attempt Pakistani journalist escapes abduction attempt

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the attack and abduction attempt on journalist Taha Siddiqui in Islamabad, Pakistan on January 10. The IFJ demands swift investigation into the incident to punish the perpetrators to ensure the security of the journalist. Siddiqui, the Pakistan bureau chief of India-based World Is One News (WION) television […]

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  • Nepali police ask journalists to reveal source Nepali police ask journalists to reveal source

    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 a court’s ruling in Nepali which backed attempts by police to force editors of online media to reveal their sources. The IFJ urges the police to respect journalists’ rights […]

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  • Bangladesh editor faces death threats Bangladesh editor faces death threats

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum (BMSF) express serious concern over the death threats issued against editor Shyamal Dutta in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The IFJ urges the Bangladesh government to ensure his safety. Dutta, the editor of the Bengali language daily Bhorer Kagoj, is facing threats of violence from religious fundamentalists […]

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  • Police complaint filed over investigative report in India Police complaint filed over investigative report in India

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) in condemning the registration of a police case by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) against The Tribune daily and its reporter Rachna Khaira over an investigative story on January 7. The IFJ demands immediate withdrawal of the First Information […]

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