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21 November 2017

Journalists’ leaders from around the world today backed a call by the IFJ for a ground-breaking new United Nations Convention aimed at giving greater protection for journalists and journalism in the face of a tide of violence and thre ...

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02 November 2017

The 2017 campaign, to last until 23 November on the eighth commemoration of the Maguindanao massacre which claimed 32 journalists’ lives - calls for strengthening the international legal framework and national protection mechanisms to ensure gr ...

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02 November 2017

The 2017 campaign, to last until 23 November on the eighth commemoration of the Maguindanao massacre which claimed 32 journalists’ lives - calls for strengthening the international legal framework and national protection mechanisms to ensure grea ...

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23 August 2017

The headless torso of the 30-year-old Swedish journalist was found on a beach south of Copenhagen on 21 August, ten days after she had gone missing. ...

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23 June 2017

Media reports said that a roadside explosion in the Iraqi city of Mosul killed Kurdish journalist Bakhtiyar Addad who was working as a fixer for French journalists, Stephan Villeneuve, Véronique Robert and Samuel Forey. ...

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31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Navin and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazeer were among victims of the explosion in the Zanbaq Square in Afghanistan capital, which killed at least 80 people and injured 350. ...

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16 May 2017

Javier Valdez Cárdenas, the founder of the weekly Riodoce who also worked for French news agency AFP, was shot dead outside his office by unidentified gunmen in Culiacan city in the north-western Mexican state of Sinaloa. ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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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