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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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  • 2015-12-17 13:05
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  • 2015-12-15 11:05
    A new report released today by WAN-IFRA, the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), details how the practice of soft censorship is undermining the media industry across Macedonia. Read more ...
  • 2015-12-12 14:08
    The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Paris on 12th December 2015, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Turkish press in the wake of continuing attacks and the government’s hard-line stance against independent, free media. Read more ...
  • 2015-12-01 12:48
    WAN-IFRA has joined signatories of an appeal organised by RSF in accusing the Turkish authorities of “persecuting journalists of all colours in an increasingly ferocious manner” and urges them “to free Can Dündar and Erdem Gül without delay." Read more ...
  • 2015-11-23 11:16
    ‘Soft’ censorship is quickening an already serious decline in media independence in Montenegro. This is the conclusion of a new report published today by WAN-IFRA, the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the Montenegrin Centre for Civic Education (CCE). Read more ...
  • 2015-11-13 10:39
    An international delegation of media and freedom of expression organisations, including WAN-IFRA, met with the Indonesian government to discuss the state of media in the country. It highlighted concerns regarding journalist safety and an environment that poses significant threats to freedom of expression after a week-long visit to meet with journalists, civil society and government representatives. Read more ...
  • 2015-11-12 10:34
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  • 2015-10-29 15:48
    Soft censorship continues to be a major threat to press freedom and the governments of Hungary, Mexico and Serbia appear unwilling to follow recommendations that would guarantee a non-discriminatory allocation of public funds and government advertising across the media. Read more ...
  • 2015-10-29 14:54
    More than 50 leading international media editors have written an open letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan raising profound concerns about the deteriorating conditions for press freedom in Turkey in the run up to the elections this weekend. Read more ...
  • 2015-10-27 14:46
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Nicole Leiß

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2016-08-24 18:30

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