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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 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. [..]

Ukrainians are heading to the polls next Sunday 25 May to elect a new President, following the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovych ear [..]

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 [..]

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

Press Room

UKRAINE : MEDIA SAFETY ADVISORY

23 May 2014

Ukrainians are heading to the polls next Sunday 25 May to elect a new President, following the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovych earli [..]

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 [..]

"This is how you honour the dead," Dutch daily NRC headlined Thursday, contrasting the solemn return to the Netherlands of the first MH17 bodies with [..]

Chinese citizens confronted by knife-wielding attackers should "quickly run away", authorities have advised in an updated anti-terrorism handbook. [..]

A Russian television channel said Wednesday it had lost contact with a British journalist reporting from conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. [..]