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#EndImpunity

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have written to Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, President of Puntland, to express serious concern at a shooting attack by a police officer on a journalist and a growing climate of impunity ahead of elections scheduled for 2019.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-12-13 15:23

It may be business as usual for those who seek to silence journalists, intimidate the media, or discredit our public information role, but recent weeks have seen an entirely new level of contempt for a profession desperately seeking assistance in the fight against global impunity.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-26 11:31

Ahead of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Againt Journalists (IDEI), the Mindanao Safety and Security Summit opened with calls for greater security guarantees for media workers to “ensure a vibrant, free press.”

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-26 10:36

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) call on Saudi Arabia to provide immediate answers in the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after a supposedly routine visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on 2 October and has since been confirmed dead.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-20 00:04

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum call for immediate inquiries into the death of Bulgarian journalist, Viktoria Marinova, and the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The organisation also condemned the killing of Mexican journalist, Mario Leonel Gómez Sánchez, and Somali journalist, Abdirisak Said Osman, calling for thorough inquiries in each case to help undermine a growing culture of impunity for attacks against journalists worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-08 13:23

WAN-IFRA joins with media freedom groups to call for a public inquiry to investigate whether the Maltese state is responsible for the circumstances that led to journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-08 10:16

In the first episode of The Backstory, we start with the basics: the threats facing journalists worldwide. Too often, journalists put safety aside to “get” the story; editors don’t anticipate the problems that their reporters or their newsrooms can face. How can journalists be prepared? What should editors think about?

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-03-01 09:39

Listen and subscribe to The Backstory, A Media Freedom Podcast from WAN-IFRA.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-31 11:51

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