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 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 [..]

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 [..]

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 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 [..]

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

Steven Sotloff, the 31-year-old American freelance journalist facing threat of execution by Islamic State militants, has covered conflict in Muslim [..]

"What do you want to be? A jihadist, or to execute a martyrdom operation?" In the "caliphate" recently proclaimed by jihadists in Syria and Iraq, [..]

The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" murder of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants and [..]