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07 March 2016

The 13 th issue of the IFJ Focus on Safety, a blog which provides highlights, news and in-depth analysis of safety-related events of concern to journalists is now available. ...

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24 February 2016

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), in partnership with UNESCO’s Office in Beirut and in collaboration with the Directorate of Higher Education at the Lebanese Education Ministry, ran a regional conference on 15-16 February in Bei ...

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24 February 2016

A Syrian freelance photojournalist was killed on 19 February while covering fighting in Damascus suburb of Daraya, according to media reports quoting the Anadolu Agency, one of the news outlets he contributed to. ...

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08 February 2016

The President of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) , Jim Boumelha, told an international conference entitled 'News Organisations Standing Up for the Safety of Media Professionals' at UNESCO in Paris that media executives and jour ...

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03 February 2016

The International Federation of Journalists today published its 25 th report on journalists and media staff killed since 1990 . The report lists 2297 media fatalities due to violence in journalism, including 112 killed in 2015 alone. ...

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03 February 2016

The International Federation of Journalists today published its 25 th report on journalists and media staff killed since 1990 . The report lists 2297 media fatalities due to violence in journalism, including 112 killed in 2015 alone. ...

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28 January 2016

Al Jazeera channel’s Arabic correspondent Hamdi Al-Bokari and his crew, journalist Abdulaziz Al-Sabri and driver Moneer Al-Sabai, have been released this morning, the Qatari cable news network said today. ...

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22 January 2016

Three Aljazeera Arabic news staff went missing in the city of Taiz in southern Yemen and fears are growing that they may have been kidnapped. ...

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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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05 January 2016

2015 has been another deadly year for journalists, with at least 112 journalists and media staff killed in targeted killings, bomb attacks and cross-fire incidents, according to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). ...

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