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09 May 2018 description

Foreword

As we fight for journalist rights for another year, there’s a pervading sentiment emanating through the collective discourse of media workers in South Asia.It is audible in the street demonstrations and protests of media workers.

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.

02 Nov 2015 description

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the Africa Group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today marked the UN Day against impunity for crime targeting journalists by calling on the African Union and African Governments to end impunity for killings and violent assaults on journalists in Africa.

07 Mar 2014 description

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is marking International Women's Day [8 March] by calling on media organisations and public authorities to confront violence against female journalists by providing a safe working environment for women in the media.

In November 2013 the IFJ launched a global campaign to denounce violence against women journalists and alert public authorities on their need to end impunity for these crimes.

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)

22 Nov 2013 description

(La version française ci-dessous)

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today has joined its African regional group the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) to call on the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) to address the rampant impunity enjoyed by culprits of crimes against journalists and African citizens on the continent.

13 Jul 2012 description

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the African regional group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) declared today that African Governments have the duty to guarantee the safety of journalists.

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.

08 Dec 2011 description

Journalists’ leaders from all regions of Africa who assembled in Durban, South Africa, from 1-3 December for a major conference on African Journalists and their Role in Tackling the perils of Climate Change committed to make climate change a priority for immediate action in building professional capacity of journalists, through training, exchange of skills and best practices in order to respond to the growing danger posed by climate change.

13 May 2011 description

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the African Regional Organisation of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), welcomes the historic move of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) to adopt a landmark resolution on the safety of journalists and media practitioners in Africa.

01 Nov 2006 description

Journalists have a significant role to play in the HIV and AIDS epidemic, by informing the public and holding governments to account. This guide is designed to assist journalists and other media workers to continue their informed and considered coverage of HIV and AIDS and related issues.

01 Jul 2006 description

At its most basic level, the HIV/AIDS challenge for media is simple: people around the world are contracting HIV and dying of AIDS in massive numbers and the spread of the disease could be substantially curtailed if more people had accurate information about how HIV is contracted.

01 Mar 2003 description

War and violence rarely answer anything - but when they happen, journalists and other media staff have a crucial role in cutting through the fog of deception, lies and manipulation of information that inevitably follows. Their task is to show the impact on the lives of ordinary people. In taking on that role, journalists and others put their lives and safety at risk.