World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-03-28 13:18

UPDATE: Reports from the Philippines confirm that Maria Ressa was arrested today and will be taken to court in relation to cyber libel offences.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-02-13 15:39

WAN-IFRA and WEF have written to Milo Djukanovic, president of Montenegro, denouncing a serious deterioration in journalist safety over recent months and calling on the government to do more to protect media professionals.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-01-30 18:40

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have written to Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, President of Puntland, to express serious concern at a shooting attack by a police officer on a journalist and a growing climate of impunity ahead of elections scheduled for 2019.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-12-13 16:23

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF), have condemned police attempts to seize documents and equipment from Europa Press news agency and newspaper Diario de Mallorca, moves that risk exposing journalistic sources in connection to a high profile corruption case on the island.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-12-13 14:49

UPDATED: Angela Quintal, CPJ's Africa programme coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, CPJ's sub-Saharan Africa representative, have both been released from detention.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-11-08 04:43

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