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03 Feb 2016 description

AT LEAST 2297 JOURNALISTS AND MEDIA STAFF HAVE BEEN KILLED SINCE 1990 : IFJ REPORT

The International Federation of Journalists today published its 25th 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. From double digits at the start of these publications, the figures reached three digits in eleven years, peaking to 155 killings of journalists and media staff in 2006, the deadliest year on record, according to the IFJ reports.

15 Feb 2014 description

IFJ Publishes Full Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2013

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today published its full report on the number of journalists and media staff killed across the globe in 2013.

31 Dec 2013 description

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued a desperate appeal for governments across the world to end impunity for violence against journalists and media staff after posting 108 killings for 2013. Fifteen more lost their lives in accidents while on assignments. (Read in French/Spanish)

01 Jan 2012 description

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today urged the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to take drastic action against governments of the most dangerous countries for media after it published its annual list of 106 journalists and media personnel killed in 2011. The Federation says 2011 has been another bloody year for media and blames governments' failure to uphold their international obligations for the ongoing violence targeting media.

19 Oct 2005 description

The International Federation of Journalists today announced that a special fund to provide relief to the media victims of natural disasters will be available to journalists and their families affected by the Pakistan earthquake tragedy.

The IFJ-affiliated Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) says three journalists have died, 11 have been injured and another five are missing after the quake which killed over 40,000 people and left at least two million people homeless.