Showing items tagged with 'syria'
7 February 2019: In the Shadow of Violence: journalists and media killed in 2018, details cases of 95 journalists and media professionals who lost their lives in targeted killings, bomb attacks or crossfire incidents
2 August 2018: Japanese government should help free Yasuda as new video shows 42-year-old freelance journalist surrounded by armed, masked men.
30 October 2017: The IFJ mourns the death of TV journalist Qays al-Qadi and calls on all sides in the conflict to recognize the importance of media safety.
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
4 October 2016: The union's parliamentary group has protested at the confiscation of Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim’s passport by the British authorities at the request of the Syrian government.
24 February 2016: The latest killing is a reminder that journalists continue put their lives on the line every day to report on one of the deadliest conflicts in the world.
29 January 2016: BBC World News journalist Lisette Johnston leads a discussion into the increasing ‘overlap’ between User-Generated Content, blogging, citizen journalism, new media marketing and more traditional news practices.
IFJ calls for international laws protecting journalists to be enforced after another deadly year of killings
31 December 2015: 2015 has been another deadly year for journalists, with at least 109 journalists and media staff killed in targeted killings, bomb attacks and cross-fire incidents.
29 June 2015: Mohammed al-Asfer, a 19 year old Al Jazeera cameraman was shot dead, the fifth Al Jazeera media worker to be killed in Syria since 2011.
20 February 2015: Freed Al Jazeera journalist tells colleagues how he survived 400 days in jail in Egypt.