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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 01:04

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have called for the release of three journalists from Eleven Media Group arrested in Myanmar for their coverage of land and construction deals involving public officials, and condemns the harsh application of the Penal Code as an attempt to silence public interest investigative reporting.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-17 12:17

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 14:23

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 11:16

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned the sentencing of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar, and call on the authorities to urgently review the decision and release the men.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-09-03 12:53

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum are calling for the immediate release of Norwegian journalist, Kadafi Zaman, who was detained in the city of Gurjat in Pakistan on Friday, 13th July.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-07-16 13:50

For journalists, newsrooms have always been somewhat of a sanctuary. The bustling, deadline environment; voices raised across the cubicles or hushed in corner groupings of gossip or story deliberation. The busier the newsroom the greater the sense of calm and belonging journalists feel there. And while no longer smoky, and in some cases without police squawk boxes or photo desks, just the feeling one gets when encountering rows of journalists hard at work on today or tomorrow’s news invokes a secure feeling of being at the center of something.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-29 18:07

When journalists meet, there is bound to be a lot of talk on current affairs and powerful stories of the week, sharing of lighthearted stories, humour and lots of laughter. There will be arguments on matters of national interest and, of course, talk about experiences in their line of duty.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-26 15:40

Media managers from around the globe met for a press freedom roundtable to cap off the World News Media Congress in Estoril, Portugal on 8 June. There, journalists addressed the accomplishments they’ve achieved and what still needs to be done to maintain free and independent media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-25 10:09

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