World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


safety of journalists

Owners, publishers, and editors-in-chief of major news organisations from around the world will be in Paris on Friday (5th February) to discuss effective ways of increasing safety for news professionals and ending impunity for crimes against journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-04 16:11

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-01-11 13:37

WAN-IFRA has signed on to the Global Safety Principles and Practices document, drawn up at the beginning of 2015 as a journalist-led response to the dangers faced by freelancers worldwide. We are encouraging our members to sign individually to add their names to the growing list of those endorsing the principles and taking action to keep journalists safe.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-06 14:37

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned an attack on Eleven Media Group Chairman and CEO Dr Than Htut Aung that appears to have been a coordinated assault.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-07-16 14:39

Safety and the dangers facing journalists worldwide were the dominant themes on the opening day of the 67th World News Media Congress, currently underway in Washington D.C.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-06-01 23:56

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-01-21 18:40

Protests are spreading across Brazil’s major cities as the country readies itself for the beginning of the World Cup on the 12 June. In the wake of last year’s violent clashes, there are growing concerns for the safety of journalists as tensions continue to escalate.

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WAN-IFRA

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2014-06-10 17:08

As Ukrainians headed to the polls on 25 May in snap elections that were commended by international observers for largely upholding democratic commitments, turmoil in eastern Ukraine saw an increase in violence against journalists. A day before the elections, Italian photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli and his Russian interpreter Andrey Mironov were killed while covering the fighting in Slavyansk, while on 25 May, separatists took two journalists hostage – Viacheslav Bondarenko and Maksym Osovsky – as they covered the elections in Luhansk region. The pair was released several days later.

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Jessica White

Date

2014-06-02 00:00

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