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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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29 August 2016

On the eve of the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances (August 30), the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges Asia-Pacific governments in which media workers have gone missing to take active s ...

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29 August 2016

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi last week became the second head of state to sign the Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World. ...

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29 August 2016

Police in Kosovo said that they are investigating an incident in which a grenade was thrown at the home of Mentor Shala, the chief of Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK). ...

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20 July 2016

The killing of Belarus-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died in a targeted car bomb in Kiev today, has been widely condemned. ...

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