Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
22 September 2015: Journalists unite to condemn the surge in attacks on press freedom and the pressure is expected to intensify as the country heads for another election in November.
1 September 2015: The union is calling on the Turkish authorities to release both British journalists immediately.
26 June 2015: Contact Tom Wolf, the Governor of Pennsylvania, and urge him to act immediately to get Mumia the healthcare he needs.
25 June 2015: Armenian police attacked and detained at least 10 media workers who were covering a demonstration in the capital.
23 June 2015: Ahmed Mansour has been released from detention in Germany.
11 June 2015: Global union federation issues safety guidelines for reporting in Azerbaijan.
2 June 2015: Salih Sanhan works for the Yemeni news agency SABA and was kidnaped on 29 May.
29 May 2015: The IFJ has welcomed the new resolution of the United Nations Security Council on protecting journalists and ending impunity.
21 May 2015: Azerbaijan has developed a reputation as one of the world’s worst jailers of journalists. The IFJ and EFJ call on Azerbaijan President, Ilham Aliyev, to release all seven journalists who are currently behind bars.
20 May 2015: Qatari authorities must understand that as a host of a world sporting event they must open themselves to scrutiny and not respond by arresting and harassing journalists.