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29 October 2014 |

Break the Silence: What risks will you take?

Break the Silence: What risks will you take? Decide how far you'll go to document human rights abuses in a culture of impunity.
29 October 2014 |

Impunity "hotspots" map: Where is impunity a problem?

Impunity Consult the map to see what countries are the worst offenders and what are some recent positive developments in the fight against this problem.
29 October 2014 |

Acid attacks on women in Iran - new grounds for harassing journalists

Embarrassed by a public outcry about a spate of acid attacks on women in the central city of Isfahan since the start of October, the Iranian authorities have been threatening news media and arresting journalists and netizens.
29 October 2014 |

Just the facts: The 6 things you need to know about the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Just the facts: The 6 things you need to know about the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity What is the UN Plan? How can we use it? Where is it being implemented? Check out this fact sheet to get the answers.
29 October 2014 |

Backgrounder: What is the UNESCO Director-General's biennial report on impunity and why should I care?

Backgrounder: What is the UNESCO Director-General's biennial report on impunity and why should I care? See how this tool can help hold governments accountable for crimes against journalists.
28 October 2014 |

Kosovo: Independent journalist stabbed repeatedly in retaliation for unfavourable report

Local reports said that a man entered the newsroom of the headquarters of private broadcaster Klan Kosova in Pristina and repeatedly stabbed Milot Hasimja in the head and neck as the journalist sat at his desk.
28 October 2014 |

Getting governments on board: To win the battle against impunity, compliance is key

Getting governments on board: To win the battle against impunity, compliance is key On the inaugural UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, IFEX asks: If killing journalists is killing the messenger, what message are governments sending when their killers get away with it?
28 October 2014 |

Missing journalist found dead in Sinaloa, Mexico

Antonio Gamboa Urías was the director of Nueva Prensa magazine for ten years and had more than 18 years' experience as a journalist. The magazine touches on issues related to corruption and politics in the region of Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
28 October 2014 |

Two Nepalese journalists assaulted in separate incidents

A journalist was attacked by hotel owners over his reports on the sale and distribution of liquor in western Nepal.
28 October 2014 |

Life of Vietnamese activist in danger due to gross mistreatment in prison

Life of Vietnamese activist in danger due to gross mistreatment in prison The Vietnamese government should immediately cease the ill-treatment, physical and psychological abuse of Dang Xuan Dieu while in arbitrary detention. The activist, who is currently serving one of the longest politically motivated sentences in Vietnam, has been held in solitary confinement and subject to physical and psychological abuse.
28 October 2014 |

Television news channels forced off the air in Karachi due to threats

Several television news channels went off the air for about six hours in Karachi and other parts of Sindh province after anonymous threats were received.
28 October 2014 |

NGO coalition calls attention to Spain's free expression violations

A joint submission to the UN during Spain's country review emphasises concerns in three areas: defamation, regulation of the audiovisual sector and access to information.
28 October 2014 |

Bahrain’s allies must take action to free human rights defenders

Bahrain’s allies must take action to free human rights defenders Attacks against human rights defenders and free expression by the Bahraini government have not only increased in frequency and severity, but have enjoyed public support from the ruling elite.
28 October 2014 |

IFEX launches 2014 campaign to end impunity

IFEX launches 2014 campaign to end impunity One week before the UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, IFEX launches its 2014 campaign
28 October 2014 |

Botswana: Access to information, balanced coverage essential for fair, credible elections

Botswana: Access to information, balanced coverage essential for fair, credible elections The Media Institute of Southern Africa recently observed the conduct of the media and electoral bodies during Botswana's 2014 parliamentary and local government elections, held on 24 October 2014. The mission found that the media performed well, though there could be improvements.
27 October 2014 |

Open letter to François Hollande highlights desperate state of independent media in Azerbaijan

Open letter to François Hollande highlights desperate state of independent media in Azerbaijan As Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visits France, Reporters Without Borders publishes an open letter to French president François Hollande, drawing attention to the desperate state of independent media and journalists in Azerbaijan.
27 October 2014 |

Canada: Importance of press freedom highlighted in Ottawa shooting

In the wake of the 24 October 2014 shooting on Parliament Hill, Canadian media have been lauded for their calm, nuanced coverage of the events. Enabling the media to keep the public informed—and verify or discredit new information as it was released—prevented panic, and ensured people stayed out of active areas.
27 October 2014 |

Journalist killed in military custody in Burma

Journalist killed in military custody in Burma Burma's army shot dead freelance reporter Aung Kyaw Naing while the journalist was in military custody, according to news reports. CPJ condemns the journalist's killing, the first in Burma since 2007.
27 October 2014 |

Italy: LGBT activists accused of "disturbing the peace" for kissing during demonstration

Italy: LGBT activists accused of Italian police conducted an identity check on the three men and three women after they held a spontaneous, uncoordinated protest against an anti-gay-marriage group calling itself the Sentinelle in Piedi, or Standing Sentries, on 29 March in Perugia.
27 October 2014 |

#EndImpunity: The 6 things you need to know about the UN Plan of Action

#EndImpunity: The 6 things you need to know about the UN Plan of Action Did you know the UN has a plan of action for protecting journalists and combating impunity? Check it out and help spread the word about the campaign to end impunity.


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