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23 June 2016 |

Fighting impunity: Burkinabe journalist awarded compensation for wrongful detention

Burkinabe journalist Lohé Issa Konaté has been awarded US$70,000 in compensation for the injury he suffered following his conviction on criminal defamation charges and subsequent one-year detention in 2012.
22 June 2016 |

Activists arrested in Kazakhstan after land protests

Three activists in western Kazakhstan face prosecution in retaliation for peaceful protests in April and May 2016 against land code changes.
22 June 2016 |

PEN Honduras member faces imprisonment for student protests

PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa is facing immediate detention after a warrant was issued for his arrest and that of five other students at the National Autonomous University of Honduras.
22 June 2016 |

Message to Turkey: All of IFEX is behind our member Erol Önderoglu

Message to Turkey: All of IFEX is behind our member Erol Önderoglu IFEX members from around the world express their solidarity through statements and social media.
22 June 2016 |

Journalist covering human trafficking murdered in Texas

Journalist covering human trafficking murdered in Texas Family of Fort Worth newspaper reporter believes there may be a connection between recent reporting and his murder.
21 June 2016 |

Call on Turkey to release Erol Önderoglu immediately

Call on Turkey to release Erol Önderoglu immediately Sign RSF's petition urging the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalist and IFEX Council member Erol Önderoglu.
21 June 2016 |

Kenya urged to investigate police use of excessive force, killing of protesters

Kenya urged to investigate police use of excessive force, killing of protesters At least 5 people died and 60 were wounded by gunfire as police tried to obstruct two largely peaceful protests in Nyanza region, Western Kenya.
21 June 2016 |

Municipal councillor issues death threats against Peruvian journalists

Two journalists in Canchis, Cusco have accused a local councillor of being behind the death threats they received in May.
21 June 2016 |

Journalist killed in Oaxaca, Mexico after having reported on unrest

Journalist killed in Oaxaca, Mexico after having reported on unrest Reporter Elpidio Ramos Zárate was killed in the southwestern state of Oaxaca, after covering civil unrest and clashes between teachers and police.
20 June 2016 |

Serbia: Condemnation of radio journalist's murder

Serbia: Condemnation of radio journalist's murder RSF condemns local radio journalist Luka Popov's murder in northern Serbia and calls on the authorities to do everything possible to bring those responsible to justice.
20 June 2016 |

Ugandan radio journalist beaten to death over land dispute

Ugandan radio journalist beaten to death over land dispute On 14 June 2016, Thomas Ssettuba, Programmes Manager of Radio Ssese was attacked and beaten by locals over a land dispute, and later died of head injuries. The incident happened at Banda village Kagulube parish where Ssettuba had gone to collect palm nuts from a firm.
20 June 2016 |

Culture of sexism in the media must be tackled, says Australian journalists' union

Culture of sexism in the media must be tackled, says Australian journalists' union When one of Australia's most decorated journalists can be the subject of jokes about drowning her in an ice bucket, it highlights a culture where women in the media still struggle to be treated with respect at work.
20 June 2016 |

#FreeErol: Journalist, IFEX member arrested over "terrorist propaganda"

#FreeErol: Journalist, IFEX member arrested over IFEX calls for the immediate and unconditional release of journalist and IFEX member Erol Önderoglu. Sign RSF's petition to #FreeErol.
20 June 2016 |

World Refugee Day: Journalists, writers among those escaping conflict zones

World Refugee Day: Journalists, writers among those escaping conflict zones One in every two of those crossing the Mediterranean this year – half a million people – were Syrians escaping the conflict in their country. Among those escaping are writers and journalists. At least 90 journalists and writers have been killed, while many others have been arbitrarily detained, tortured or have disappeared.
20 June 2016 |

Shots fired at journalist's car in Bangkok

Shots were fired at a Thai journalist's car in what is believed to be a work-related incident.
20 June 2016 |

Facebook censorship in the Philippines?

Facebook censorship in the Philippines? Facebook's removal of posts critical of Philippines president-elect and other political personalities sparks outcry.
19 June 2016 |

Report details brutal crackdown on protest movement in Ethiopia's Oromia region

Report details brutal crackdown on protest movement in Ethiopia's Oromia region
Ethiopian security forces have killed more than 400 protesters and others, and arrested tens of thousands more during widespread protests in the Oromia region since November 2015, Human Rights Watch said in a new report.
17 June 2016 |

Press institute blasts Donald Trump's ongoing attacks on media

Press institute blasts Donald Trump's ongoing attacks on media IPI blasted Donald Trump's recent decision to deny credentials to the "Washington Post" to cover his campaign, saying his behaviour targeting critics in the media was inconsistent with American values.
17 June 2016 |

How Egypt's civil society is defending countless prisoners of conscience

How Egypt's civil society is defending countless prisoners of conscience Ten Egyptian rights organisations launch campaign called Voices Behind Bars to defend hundreds of young people currently detained for exercising their right of freedom of opinion and expression.
17 June 2016 |

Bangladesh arrests suspect in attack on publisher, jails second publisher

Bangladesh arrests suspect in attack on publisher, jails second publisher CPJ welcomes reports of the arrest of a suspected member of a banned Islamist group accused of participating in an October 2015 attack on a Bangladeshi publishing house.


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