Showing items tagged with 'syria'
31 December 2019: The International Federation of Journalists has recorded 49 killings of journalists and media professionals, a significant drop from 95 posted last year.
24 May 2019: The United Nations and global community must urgently and roundly condemn the actions of the Syrian authorities who have targeted UK journalists working for Sky News
16 April 2019: NUJ and IFJ call on UK government to do more to help find and free missing journalists
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.