World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


safety of journalists

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting on 8 June in Torino, Italy during the 66th World Newspaper Congress, 21st World Editors Forum and 24th World Advertising Forum, recognises the courageous work of Ukrainian journalists who have faced daily attacks in their coverage of the county’s on-going political crisis.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-05-20 14:46

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day 2014, the press freedom situation in Azerbaijan is worse than perhaps ever before. Journalists and bloggers who dare to criticize the authorities or cover risky topics such as human rights abuses and corruption face a range of pressures, including harassment, intimidation, threats, blackmail, violent attack, and imprisonment.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-04-26 11:32

When highlighting violence against journalists and impunity in the Americas, countries like Mexico, Honduras, Colombia and Brazil come to mind. But impunity remains a serious problem in Peru as well.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-04-24 19:04

“The Palestinian media portray stereotypes of women as sisters, daughters and wives of a male hero, or we are the victims who cry and weep after the death of a beloved one or over a demolished house.” To challenge such stereotypes, Wafa’ Abdel Rahman decided to launch NAWA, a women’s news agency in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Jessica White

Date

2014-04-15 17:49

Reporters Without Borders and WAN-IFRA have written to French President François Hollande urging him to raise the issue of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes of violence against media personnel during his two-day official visit to Mexico that begins tomorrow.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-04-09 16:28

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) addressed a letter to President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday 4 April expressing their "outrage" at the recent armed attack against Adrián López, director of Noroeste, a Sinaloa daily.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-04-05 00:19

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has condemned threats made against Mexican journalist and local representative of media rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders, Balbina Flores Martinez.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-03-19 19:17

Newspapers in the region publish news that Venezuelan media have stopped printing due to the shortage of newsprint and plan sending newsprint stock.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-03-12 13:05

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) addressed a letter to President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday 11 February expressing their "grave concern" at the recent death of journalist Santiago Andrade.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-02-12 15:40

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