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17 June 2016

Fadil al-Garaawi , a photographer who was employed by Iraq's Interior Ministry elite forces and contributed to other news outlets, was killed by a mortar round during fighting in Fallujah in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar. ...

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06 June 2016

The French news agency AFP reported that the award-winning American journalist David Gilkey and his 38-year-old Afghan translator Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southe ...

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05 June 2016

Sagal Salad Osman, who worked for the state broadcaster Radio Mogadishu, was shot dead in the Somali capital Mogadishu, the French news agency AFP reported quoting the victim's colleagues. ...

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13 May 2016

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joined its affiliate the National Union of Journalists (India) in condemning the murder of a television journalist in Chatra of Jharkhand state in India on Thursday, May 12. ...

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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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03 May 2016

No hiding place for those who violate media freedom To mark World Press Freedom Day 2016, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today released its first survey on press freedom violations in ove ...

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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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13 April 2016

Reports say that 36-year-old Mohammed Zaher al-Shurqat, a Syrian journalist who was shot and wounded in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Sunday by a masked gunman, died on 12 April from his wounds. ...

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24 March 2016

The freelance cameraman who contributed to several media outlets in Yemen was killed by a sniper in Taiz, the country’s second most populated city on 21 March, according to the IFJ affiliated Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate (YJS). ...

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