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Nominations Open for 2019 Hero and Pioneer Awards

Nominations Open for 2019 Hero and Pioneer Awards

Send in your nominations for the 2019 World Press Freedom Hero and Free Media Pioneer awards. Deadline is February 28

Better relations between Nigerian media and police to help secure peaceful elections

Better relations between Nigerian media and police to help secure peaceful elections

When Nigeria heads for the election polls on 16 February, media, police and security forces will know what to expect from …

Mapping threats against journalists in Indonesia

Mapping threats against journalists in Indonesia

Vigilante groups including radicals and nationalists, police and military, corporate sector and natural disasters are the main threats to journalists in Indonesia

Radio programme “Amal” in Somalia highlights plight of young girls

Radio programme “Amal” in Somalia highlights plight of young girls

A child-focused Somali radio drama takes up difficult issues such as girls being denied education and forced into child …

Join international conference 4 – 5 March in Copenhagen: Claiming civic space together

Join international conference 4 – 5 March in Copenhagen: Claiming civic space together

IMS to focus on the role of online technologies in restricting the space for freedom of expression at …

The Tunisian journalist union SNJT – a model for export to the Arab world?

The Tunisian journalist union SNJT – a model for export to the Arab world?

For Tunisian journalists, the story of their union is a story of the search for freedom. For others, it is more than …

Boosting the voices of religious minorities in Iraqi media

Boosting the voices of religious minorities in Iraqi media

Support from both state, diplomacy and religious groups to IMS programme on religious minorities in Iraq.

Tunisian government and media sign first ever agreement to secure good working conditions for journalists

Tunisian government and media sign first ever agreement to secure good working conditions for journalists

On 9 January 2019, the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) signed with the government and …

Situation for media workers in Afghanistan remains alarming

Situation for media workers in Afghanistan remains alarming

Afghan Journalist Safety Committee has released its annual report depicting the status of violence and intimidation against journalist. Despite a decrease in number of …

IMS fears for health of jailed Azerbaijani blogger on hunger strike

IMS fears for health of jailed Azerbaijani blogger on hunger strike

Azerbaijani blogger Mehman Huseynov is on hunger strike in an Azerbaijani prison. International Media Support (IMS) is gravely concerned for the health and well-being of …