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.

In the fi rst visit by an international organisatipon since the ceasefire in Gaza on 26 August, l eaders of the International Federation of Jo [..]

The IFJ, through its International Safety Fund, has donated 10. [..]

The IFJ affiliate in Palestine, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), today organised a rally to express its outrage and condemnation a [..]

Two more Palestinian journalists, Sameh Al-Aryan and Rami Rayan, were killed while reporting in a market in Gaza yesterday, bringing to at [..]

Safety advice

The following is the full statement submitted by the International Federation of Journalists to the UN Human Rights Council’s special session of [..]

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 [..]

UNESCO has announced that the 3rd UN Inter-Agency Meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity will take p [..]

According to organisers, "the Seminar will provide a forum for an intensified inter-regional dialogue among representatives of regiona [..]

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

In the fi rst visit by an international organisatipon since the ceasefire in Gaza on 26 August, l eaders of the International Federation of Jo [..]

The IFJ, through its International Safety Fund, has donated 10. [..]

The IFJ affiliate in Palestine, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), today organised a rally to express its outrage and condemnation a [..]

Russia said on Monday it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian soldiers using the portrait of President Vladimir [..]

The families of two journalists beheaded by Islamic State jihadists were both warned by US government officials they could face prosecution if they [..]

The United States on Friday denied threatening the family of executed reporter James Foley with prosecution had they raised a ransom for his release, [..]