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05 October 2016

Welcome to the new issue of the IFJ Focus on Safety, a blog which provides highlights, news and in-depth analysis of safety-related events of concerns to journalists. ...

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29 September 2016

The UN should urge the Federal Government of Somalia and its regional administrations to end the continuing intimidation, harassment and attacks against journalists, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Somali affiliate the ...

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29 September 2016

The body of veteran South Sudanese journalist, Issac Vuni, missing with his brother since June after unknown gunmen took them away from his home in southern Kerepi, was found dumped in a neigbhour’s farm in his village. ...

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29 September 2016

On 26 September, Grigory Pasko, Director of the international NGO Community of Investigative Journalists, was beaten in the Siberian city of Barnaul by two unknown assailants who were shouting "get out of our city!". ...

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28 September 2016

Two men armed with pistols shot and killed Somali radio journalist Abdiasis Mohamed Ali, widely known as Haji, in Mogadishu on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. ...

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27 September 2016

56-year-old Nahed Hattar, ajournalist who wrote for the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar , was gunned down on the steps of the court in Amman’s central Abdali district, where he was summoned over anti-Islam cartoon. ...

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09 September 2016

Two journalists’ organisations in Kenya and IFJ affiliates have condemned the escalation of violence on media since the beginning of the year. ...

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05 September 2016

Reports said that a group of around 20 activists staged a rally yesterday in Kiev outside the headquarters of a private TV station, Inter TV, set tyres on fire and threw a bomb into the premises, causing a fire which damaged the first and secon ...

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02 September 2016

The new issue of the IFJ's Focus on Safety is available now. It provides news, insights and analysis on recent events and activities related to the safety of journalists. Read all about here

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30 August 2016

According to media reports, police raided the main office of the Kurdish-language daily newspaper Azadiya Welat based in Diyarbakir on 28 August and arrested at least 23 staff members who are currently detained at Diyarbakir Police headquarte ...

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