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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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02 November 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today urged United Nations Member States to commit to seeking and extending judicial cooperation in investigating and prosecuting killings of journalists. ...

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28 October 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined its affiliate, the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS, in Turkish), in condemning the police raid of Kanaltürk and Bugün TV, part of pro-opposition media holding Koza-Ipek, this morn ...

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28 September 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) as well as the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) sent letter to President Recep Tayyip E ...

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02 September 2015

F ive journalists were among the injured in riots between police and activists led by the populist Radical Party and the far-right Svoboda (Freedom) party outside the Parliament in Kiev on 31 August. ...

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26 August 2015

Two Italian journalists and support staff have received death threats for reporting on mafia boss Vittorio Casamonica’s funeral, held in Rome on 21 August. Alessio Viscardi, an investigative reporter for the online newspaper Fanpage. ...

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31 July 2015

On 20 July 2015, Marjan Stamenkovski , editor of “Dokaz” website, was brutally assaulted outside a coffee bar in Skopje by a group of five masked men who beat him up using metal bars. ...

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31 July 2015

Cüneyt Yavuz, a journalist working for Istanbul-based Kurdish news agency Dicle Haber Ajansı (DİHA), i n the leg by a tear gas canister fired by the riot police during protests in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Gazi On 26 July 2015 . ...

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14 July 2015

Since its launch in March 2015, the Council of Europe's online platform on the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists has published 61 alerts issued by the four partner organisations, the International Federation of Journalists ...

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02 April 2015

The Council of Europe has today launched an online platform dedicated to recording violations of journalists’ rights with a view to promoting their safety. ...

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