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New IFJ Study Finds Press Freedom under Threat with Journalists Facing Attacks, Bans, Intimidations and Killings

03 May 2017

The ongoing threats to independent journalism across the world are exposed in a report issued by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) to mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May.

But the survey of the press freedom situation in more than a dozen countries also shows that journalists unions have led protests, industrial action, campaigns, legal challenges and other actions to defend media freedom and the labour rights of journalists.

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