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.
This statement was originally published on ifj.org on 2 February 2016.
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.
La FAJ Interpelle le Burundi sur le harcèlement des journalistes
La Fédération Africaine des Journalistes (FAJ), le groupe Africain de la Fédération Internationale des Journalistes (FIJ), a interpellé aujourd’hui le Gouvernement du Président Pierre Nkurunziza sur le harcèlement des journalistes travaillant pour les rédactions des organes de presse en ligne dans la capitale Bujumbura.
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.