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12 February 2015

The Federation of Colombian Journalists (Fecolper), affiliated to the IFJ, has successfully petitioned the court in Colombia on behalf of Rodrigo Callejas Bedoya, a journalist who was granted protection by the Colombian Commission of Human Righ ...

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11 February 2015

The Federation of Journalists in Latin America and Caribbean (FEPALC) has accused the self-proclaimed Independent Patriotic Movement in the Dominican Republic , of recklessness and incitement to violence after they threatened four Dominican j ...

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03 February 2015

The IFJ ‘ Focus on Safety’ is now out! Th e monthly blog posting provides highlights, news and in-depth analysis about safety-related events of concern to journalists. ...

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02 February 2015

Al Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste has been released from prison in Cairo after 400 days and deported to his native Australia. ...

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29 January 2015

Five journalists were among eleven people who died in an ambush incident against a convoy in Raja county, westen Bahr al Ghazal state, according to media reports quoting the state governor Rizik Zakaria. ...

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29 January 2015

Reports say that Adnan Abdul Razzaq , an Iraqi photographer for Sama Mosul Channel, was killed by militants of the so-called Islamic State in the city of Mosul during the weekend of 24-25 January. ...

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23 January 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have officially requested the Government of Pakistan to protect a journalist who has received death threats from the Taliban. ...

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21 January 2015

Asif Hassan, a 38-year-old photojournalist working for the Agence France Presse (AFP), was shot during an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest by the student wing of religious party Jammat-e-Islami in front of the French Consulate’s office in Karachi last ...

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21 January 2015

Andrew Lwanga, a cameraman for the Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS), a private TV station in Uganda, was the victim of police violence which required medical treatment, according to the Uganda Union of Journalists (UJU), an IFJ affiliate. ...

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15 January 2015

UNESCO organised yesterday 14 January in Paris a conference on journalism after last week's massacre at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which killed 12 people, including seven journalists and three media workers. ...

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