Showing items tagged with 'ifj'
13 September 2017: Journalists' federations condemn court decision to keep six journalists and media workers detained.
8 September 2017: Alireza Rajaee has lost his right eye and part of his face due to a cancer that was left untreated during his time in prison.
30 August 2017: Urgent calls to release local freelance journalist from the International Federation of Journalists and Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate.
25 August 2017: Union leaders resign en-masse in response to the authorities blocking official trade union recognition.
11 August 2017: The union's leadership has been accused of "working against information security" after opposing secret service raids on a prominent news website.
7 August 2017: Global union federation responds to Israeli government plan to close offices in Jerusalem, revoke journalists' credentials and shut down the network.
31 July 2017: The IFJ and its Russian affiliate, the Russian Union of Journalists, have condemned the attack and are urging journalists to take extreme caution when covering the conflict in Syria
25 July 2017: Increase in journalists being attacked, abused or prevented from reporting and unions call for authorities to change their approach.
21 July 2017: The charges carry up to 43 year sentences and Turkey is already the world’s leading jailor of journalists.
28 June 2017: The government must be held responsible for the loss of jobs and the further narrowing of space for independent journalism.