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Press Freedom

In countless countries, journalists, editors and publishers are physically attacked, imprisoned, censored, suspended or harassed for their work. WAN-IFRA is committed to defending freedom of expression by promoting a free and independent press around the world.

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  • 2017-06-05 11:25
    Can Dündar’s journalism career has spanned nearly four decades, with positions in some of Turkey’s most notable newspapers, magazines and television channels. He has produced content for TRT, CNN Turk and NTV, worked as a parliamentary correspondent and written a longstanding column in Turkish daily Milliyet. He has also published more than 20 books. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:27
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa, on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Botswana press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:22
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June, 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the South African press in the wake of threats to independent, free media. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:19
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June, 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Zambian press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:18
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Tanzanian press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:16
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls on the Mexican authorities to take urgent measures to address the safety of journalists following a recent spate of assassinations that has left four reporters dead. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 23:13
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls on Turkish authorities to immediately free all journalists jailed in relation to their work in Turkey, and to re-establish conditions that would support a free press in the country. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 21:06
    WAN-IFRA has named editors from Egypt and Kenya as winners of the WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. Read more ...
  • 2017-05-31 09:45
    The first Women in News (WIN) Forum in Egypt took place on May 16 at the Cairo Marriott Hotel, gathering more than 250 media executives, chief editors, media experts and journalists, as well as independent media actors in Egypt. More than 65 Egyptian and Arabic media organizations were represented at the forum. Read more ...
  • 2017-05-31 09:42
    Great strides have been made to raise awareness about the prevalence and dangers of harassment in the newsroom. However, gender-based violence continues to be one of the most common violations in the workplace, with online harassment becoming an increasingly pervasive problem for women journalists. Read more ...

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Nicole Leiß

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2016-08-24 18:30

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