About Us

The International Federation of Journalists is the world's largest organisation of journalists. First established in 1926, it was relaunched in 1946 and again, in its present form, in 1952. Today the Federation represents around 600.000 members in more than 134 countries.

Safety of Journalists is the cornerstone of the IFJ's campaign for the promotion of the press freedom.

This website provides information about IFJ activities and programs concerning this important work.

This media advisory follows reports of several journalists who have been detained in Russia and eastern Ukraine in recent weeks.. [..]

The Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West Africa States (Ecowas) has ruled that the Government of Gambia failed to properly invest [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) to condemn a brutal attack [..]

Ukraine has adopted new measures at entry-exit points in the east of the country for foreign nationals. [..]

Safety advice

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today urged collective action to promote media safety during a panel discussion on the [..]

The Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West Africa States (Ecowas) has ruled that the Government of Gambia failed to properly invest [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has welcomed the news that U.S. [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the European and African Heads of State attending the Africa-EU Summit in Brusse [..]

In a statement , the United States condemned “The vicious attack on television journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi today, the latest in a series of [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today expressed its ongoing concern for the safety of journalists in Pakistan with reports tha [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses its ongoing concern for the safety of journalists in Bangkok after a reporter was w [..]

This media advisory follows reports of several journalists who have been detained in Russia and eastern Ukraine in recent weeks.. [..]

Ukraine has adopted new measures at entry-exit points in the east of the country for foreign nationals. [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) to condemn a brutal attack [..]

Media Advisory

Egypt Poll - Media Safety Advisory

27 May 2014

Egyptians vote next week on Monday and Tuesday to elect a new President between former army commander Abdul Fattah al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabah [..]

According to IFJ affiliate, the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS), cameramen Muthanna Abdul Hussein and Khaled Abdel Thamer, both working for t [..]

A freelance Ukrainian journalist who was detained by pro-Russian separatists while working for the US news network CNN has been freed, the [..]

A British reporter for Russia's RT television in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine said on Saturday that Kiev had deported and banned him from the [..]

Once a deadpan radio announcer under the Taliban, Masood Sanjer has gained renown for being a thorn in the side of accountability-dodging Afghan [..]