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11 June 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have issued the following media safety advisory for journalists covering the Baku 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan. ...

10 June 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today joined its union the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate (PJS) in pressing the Israeli authorities to let a Palestinian journalist in East Jerusalem so that he can receive medical treatm ...

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09 June 2015

The seventh issue of the IFJ's Focus on Safety is now available online. The new issue provides highlights of news, events and activities about the safety of journalists which took place in May. ...

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28 May 2015

Resolution 2222 (2015) Adopted by the Security Council at its 7450th meeting, on 27 May 2015 The Security Council Bearing in mind its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the ma ...

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28 May 2015

The UN Security Council adopted on 27 May at it 74509th meeting in New York Resolution 2222 (2015) on the protection of Journalists. ...

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17 May 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns attacks with heavy weapons on media in Bujumbura, Burundi, during fighting between supports of the attempt coup to overthrow President Nkurunziza and loyalist forces. ...

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08 May 2015

The authorities in Burundi have launched a major clampdown on independent media following protests which erupted in the capital city, Bujumbura, after the announcement on 26 April of the candidacy of outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza in the ...

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08 May 2015

The sixth issue of the IFJ Focus on Safety, a monthly blog with highlights, news and in-depth analysis of safety-related events of concerns to journalists, is out now. Read all about it now here

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28 April 2015

The bodies of five media staff were discovered near the city of Bayda in the southern Al Akhdar Mountain, east of Libya with their throats slit, according to Sky News Arabic quoting security sources. ...

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23 April 2015

Muftah al-Qatrani, director of the private production company Al-Anwar, was found dead on Wednesday in his office located in the centre of the second Libyan city, Benghazi. ...

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