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.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today supported the recommendations of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' report on Ukrai [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for the review of the new press law in Somalia which has been widely condemned as [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its African group the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) today expressed th [..]

Officials in Guinea have said that three journalists were killed along with three health workers during a mob attack near Nzerekore, a city ne [..]

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 International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for the review of the new press law in Somalia which has been widely condemned as [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its African group the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) today expressed th [..]

Officials in Guinea have said that three journalists were killed along with three health workers during a mob attack near Nzerekore, a city ne [..]

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 [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today supported the recommendations of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' report on Ukrai [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have joined calls for a thorough and immediat [..]

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

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 [..]

A quarter century after it helped topple totalitarian Communist regimes in eastern Europe, the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is duelling [..]

Colombia's leftist FARC movement has launched an online news show from Cuba presented by a notorious Dutch woman guerrilla who is wanted in the [..]

A picture of US journalist James Foley moments before his murder at the hands of extremists in Syria has been pulled from a New York ad campaign [..]