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20 April 2017

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) have joined their Russian affiliate, the Russian Union of Journalists (the RUJ), in expressing their concern over serious threats by religious and public opinion ...

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29 September 2016

On 26 September, Grigory Pasko, Director of the international NGO Community of Investigative Journalists, was beaten in the Siberian city of Barnaul by two unknown assailants who were shouting "get out of our city!". ...

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05 September 2016

Reports said that a group of around 20 activists staged a rally yesterday in Kiev outside the headquarters of a private TV station, Inter TV, set tyres on fire and threw a bomb into the premises, causing a fire which damaged the first and secon ...

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30 August 2016

According to media reports, police raided the main office of the Kurdish-language daily newspaper Azadiya Welat based in Diyarbakir on 28 August and arrested at least 23 staff members who are currently detained at Diyarbakir Police headquarte ...

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29 August 2016

Police in Kosovo said that they are investigating an incident in which a grenade was thrown at the home of Mentor Shala, the chief of Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK). ...

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20 July 2016

The killing of Belarus-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died in a targeted car bomb in Kiev today, has been widely condemned. ...

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13 May 2016

A Ukrainian organisation working on national security published thousands of personal details of journalists on its website on 7 May claiming the journalists had accreditation with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine. ...

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18 April 2016

A journalist and four photo reporters were seriously injured by security forces on 13 April in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, while covering an anti-government rally. ...

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14 April 2016

The Council of Europe has today adopted a set of guidelines aimed at ensuring the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists in its 47 member states. ...

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06 January 2016

Beritan Canözer, a female journalist working for the news agency JINHA, was arrested in Diyarbakir (Turkey) on 19 December 2015 for allegedly “aiding a terrorist organisation”. ...

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