World Association of News Publishers


#EndImpunity

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

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2015-01-21 18:40

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Andrew Heslop

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2014-11-13 13:12

We, the undersigned participants of the meeting of the civil society delegates of the 3rd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity, that took place on the 4th November, 2014:

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Andrew Heslop

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2014-11-05 13:01

The recent murder of a Mexican citizen journalist who used social media to report on cartel activity has highlighted new dimensions in the killing of journalists with impunity: the exploitation of online virality by perpetrators, and the increasing risk posed to sources who 'go direct'. Alice Matthews and Julie Posetti report.

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Alice Matthews

Date

2014-11-03 18:17

When Kenya’s First Lady stormed the newsroom of the country’s largest media house nine years ago and tried to slap a journalist, various questions were asked about her sense of decorum and the powers of the president’s family.

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Andrew Heslop

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2014-10-30 17:37

These days a number of senior journalists in Pakistan, including some editors, travel only in armour-plated bulletproof vehicles. In some cases they have armed security escorts. A couple of them have survived assassination attempts. They, along with the others, continue to receive death threats from various quarters, mainly Islamists or ethnic militant groups.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-10-30 17:30

The United Nations has designated the 2nd November as the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists’. It is important for an industry usually averse to introspection to acknowledge the deaths of journalists who have died in pursuit of the news that feeds our work. Recent atrocities have catapulted the deaths of two American journalists in particular onto front pages worldwide, yet the murders of James Foley and Steven Sotloff – however horrendous - remain just two of 40 deaths so far this year.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-10-30 17:23

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