Showing items tagged with 'journalists killed'
4 September 2014: The IFJ has appealed for international action to improve protection of journalists covering events in Iraq and Syria following the brutal beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
2 September 2014: In a statement to the special session on the abuses committed by the Islamic State and associated groups in Iraq convened by the United Nations Human Rights in Geneva, the IFJ highlighted the impunity for killings, abductions and other serious violations of human and humanitarian law targeting journalists.
21 August 2014: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed its deep shock following the appalling beheading of US journalist James Foley, who went missing in Syria in 2012.
13 August 2014: The IFJ has advised all journalists in Gaza to remain vigilant, even during a ceasefire, after two journalists were killed while photographing attempts to dismantle an unexploded Israeli bomb.
5 August 2014: The IFJ has joined its affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), to express its outrage and condemnation at the 13 media workers who have to date been killed in Gaza.
5 August 2014: The IFJ and EFJ have called on the Russian authorities to carry out an immediate and through investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of journalist Timur Kuashev.
31 July 2014: Eight journalists have now lost their lives since the Israeli bombardment began nearly a month ago.
29 July 2014: According to IFJ affiliate, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate, Baha Edeen Gharib, 55, who worked as Israeli affairs editor for Palestinian TV, and his 16-year-old daughter Ola, were killed by an Israeli rocket attack.
25 July 2014: The IFJ has joined increasing international calls for the Israeli government and its forces to be held accountable for the atrocities that are being carried out against journalists covering events in Gaza.
21 July 2014: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the killing of Palestinian cameraman Khaled Hamad on Sunday 20 July 2014.