World Association of News Publishers


impunity

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

2nd November is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, a day that draws together efforts to denounce threats to journalists and media freedom worldwide. WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum contribute editorials from leading editors and highlight some of the major actions taking place to mark the day.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-10-30 15:49

The Rural Media Network Pakistan (RMNP) presented its 2014 Sadiq Press Freedom Award, supported by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to the son of murdered journalist Malik Mumtaz Khan at a ceremony held at Punjab College in Ahmedpur East, Punjab province.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-09-18 15:21

The killing of a radio broadcaster in the Philippines has dealt another blow to wavering press freedom in the country. Samuel Oliverio was attacked on 23 May while driving his motorcycle with his wife in Digos city in the south of the country.

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WAN-IFRA

Date

2014-05-23 16:01

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

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have called for an immediate and thorough investigation into an armed attack on the home of Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2014-01-22 12:29

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