• Afghanistan: Journalists missing and detained as attacks to media continue Afghanistan: Journalists missing and detained as attacks to media continue

    One journalist is missing, and two others have been arrested by Taliban authorities since the beginning of June amid mounting attacks on Afghanistan’s media. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Afghan affiliates, Afghanistan’s National Journalists Union (ANJU) and the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), condemn the Taliban’s increasing arbitrary arrests of journalists and […]

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  • Afghanistan: Journalist beaten and arrested by Taliban militants Afghanistan: Journalist beaten and arrested by Taliban militants

    In a continued slate of attacks against Afghan media, journalist Reza Shahir was beaten by Taliban militants for a second time on June 3 and three other journalists were charged with criminal insult on May 4. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the attack and the arrests of the four journalists and urges the […]

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  • Bangladesh: DBC News journalist killed in suspected stabbing Bangladesh: DBC News journalist killed in suspected stabbing

    DBC News journalist Abdul Bari was found deceased at the bank of Hatirjheel lake in the Gulshan area of Dhaka on June 8. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the murder and urges the Bangladesh government to immediately investigate the case and bring the perpetrators to justice. At 7 am on June 8, police recovered the […]

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  • India: Kashmir Walla interim editor summoned by police India: Kashmir Walla interim editor summoned by police

    The State Investigation Agency of Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) police questioned the interim editor of The Kashmir Walla, Yashraj Sharma, on June 2, regarding an article published by the digital paper 11 years ago. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Jammu and Kashmir administration to cease its relentless harassment of journalists and media […]

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  • Maldives: Mihaaru journalists harassed at office Maldives: Mihaaru journalists harassed at office

    A group of people forcibly entered the office of Maldivian news outlet Mihaaru and threatened journalists and media workers on May 29, accusing the news outlet of publishing a fabricated news report. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Maldives Journalists Association (MJA), condemn the attack and urge the Maldivian police to […]

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