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safety of journalists

With concerns over the spread of Covid-19 inside prisons, reports suggest Turkish authorities are preparing to release up to 100,000 prisoners. However, rights groups remain deeply concerned that journalists and others imprisoned for simply exercising their rights will remain behind bars.

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2020-03-30 13:09

In a WAN-IFRA webinar on Thursday, 26 March, Roger Renni, Director and Senior Security Consultant at Key Objectives, and Dr Kane Mortlock, Active Paramedic in State Emergency Support, Australia, and Key Objectives Instructor, offered expert advice for journalists working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020-03-30 11:40

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2020-03-11 15:44

WAN-IFRA has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling for greater protections for journalists in the aftermath of recent civil unrest and following reports of violence targeting journalists reporting from the scene of disturbances.

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2020-03-11 14:58

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2020-03-03 15:58

Journalism is inherently risky business, but covering protest movements comes with its own specific set of safety challenges. Journalists and editors can take steps to protect themselves and mitigate the risks.

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2020-03-03 10:40

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2020-03-03 10:15

Insurance is an essential component for any journalist, but many around the globe – especially freelancers – currently work without medical or accident coverage. The ACOS Alliance has partnered with several organisations to promote a handful of plans that offer insurance coverage to anyone, anywhere in the world. WAN-IFRA spoke with Elisabet Cantenys, the Executive Director of the ACOS Alliance, to learn more.

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2020-02-24 14:55

Protecting the physical safety of journalists starts well before they head out into the field. While trainings that address physical and mental safety are important, it is essential that journalists negotiate a contract that ensures their well-being in case something goes wrong. But because of the costs of doing so, some media outlets are hesitant to create consistent protocol.

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2020-02-13 11:59

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2020-02-13 11:22

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