World Association of News Publishers


press freedom

On the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for violence against journalists (2 November 2017), we, as media and publishers, journalists and media professionals and other members of the media community feel it is time to raise our voice and start speaking up about the violence against our profession.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-11-02 02:01

"... a unique occasion to reflect upon the tremendous consequences that impunity for attacks against journalists has all around the world."

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-11-01 12:01

ARTICLE 19, International Media Support (IMS) and the World Association of Newspapers and News (WAN-IFRA) have written to the Supreme Court of Mexico to underline the duty of the State to adopt a clear and precise legal framework on public advertising and independence of the media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-10-31 09:43

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-10-31 09:24

The chaos that followed the September announcement by Uganda’s government of sweeping changes to the constitution – including a new age-limit bill – led to the gagging of the country’s media. In a move of defiance, the Uganda Media Freedom Committee (MFC) wrote a strong statement in protest, which has been shared across a vast number of platforms.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-10-30 15:58

With longstanding problems of terrorist insurgency and drug-related violence, journalists in the Philippines are increasingly confronted with how to cover stories while remaining safe. A combined forum and training program, held in Cebu in mid-September, addressed these issues, where nearly 50 participants attended the four-day event.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-09-28 16:54

In the aftermath of Kenya’s disputed election, which saw incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected president, journalists report facing harassment, intimidation and attacks. As the country’s Supreme Court rules on 1 September on the outcome of the elections – challenged by opponent Raila Odinga – Kenya’s journalists continue their fight to report the truth.

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Mariona Sanz Cortell

Date

2017-08-30 10:09

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