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The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 during the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum, and 3rd Women in News Summit, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Tanzanian press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-29 21:00

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 during the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum, and 3rd Women in News Summit, calls on the new leaders and their respective administrations in Mexico and Brazil to take urgent, resolute action to end the cycle of violence that continues to target the profession of journalism and make decisive steps in prioritising the safety and security of journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-29 20:57

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 during the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum, and 3rd Women in News Summit, calls on the government of the United Kingdom to urgently address a number of critical issues that threaten to undermine press freedom in the country.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-29 20:50

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-28 13:59

Indonesia is a place of great beauty, but its location on the Ring of Fire makes it especially prone to natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis. In addition, the string of islands also faces conflict due to its wealth of ethnic and religious diversity. In early April, over a dozen journalists gathered for a training in Bali to discuss comprehensive strategies for safe reporting.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-05-03 10:11

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-02 08:15

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-03-28 12:18

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

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2019-02-13 14:39

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