World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Rwanda

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 on the occasion of the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum and 3rd Women in News Summit, has called on the government of the United Kingdom to address a number of critical press freedom challenges that threaten UK media and risk undermining recent international efforts to prioritise media freedom.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-06-03 13:08

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 Rwandan press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-05-29 22:04

Throughout 2016, WAN-IFRA’s Women in News team members regularly met with Swedish and Norwegian representatives in many of the markets where activities were taking place.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-06-22 17:34

A panel discussion hosted by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Pansy Tlakula, revealed how criminal defamation and insult laws are hindering Africa’s press and in turn, the economic and social progress of its people.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2012-11-28 13:59

WAN-IFRA wrote to Rwandan President Paul Kagame to protest recent calls for harsh sentences against journalists.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2011-01-17 01:00

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