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Stories of Impact: Groundbreaking journalism from the Arab world

Stories of Impact: Groundbreaking journalism from the Arab world

Stories of tax evasion and power abuse uncovered through the Panama Papers in Spring 2016 has left few in doubt about the value of investigative journalism as a tool to hold …

Radio Ergo: Amplifying Somali Women’s Voices

Radio Ergo: Amplifying Somali Women’s Voices

Radio Ergo, the IMS-run Somali humanitarian radio broadcasting across Somalia is starting to see the results of its new gender policy which includes efforts to raise gender sensitivity among its Somali …

Little Omran and the media at work in Aleppo

Little Omran and the media at work in Aleppo

A photographer from IMS partner Aleppo Media Center (AMC) followed in the footsteps of Support Syria Civil Defence (The White Helmets) rescuing Omar and his family. Despite shortage of fuel, electricity and …

Azerbaijan: Renewed Human Rights Crackdown Ahead of Referendum

Azerbaijan: Renewed Human Rights Crackdown Ahead of Referendum

The Sport for Rights coalition calls for the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately cease their systemic violations and take steps to improve the human rights situation in …

Arabian Nights Film Festival in Copenhagen

Arabian Nights Film Festival in Copenhagen

From 12 August – 3 September, Cinemateket in Copenhagen is offering a unique opportunity to view a broad spectrum of films from the Arab region during the Arabian Nights Film Festival organised in …

IMS condemns killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet

IMS condemns killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet

On the morning of 20 July, Pavel Sheremet, a journalist with Radio Vesti and Ukrayinska Pravda news site, was killed in a car bomb in Kyiv.

Once again, Brazilian judge orders WhatsApp block

Once again, Brazilian judge orders WhatsApp block

International Media Support echoes concerns voiced by the Global Network Initiative over yet another order by a Brazilian judge to block the WhatsApp messaging service across the entire country.

Deep concern over increase in network shutdowns

Deep concern over increase in network shutdowns

International Media Support is deeply concerned by the increase in internet shutdowns and restrictions on access to communication networks around the world

Restrictions on WhatsApp in Zimbabwe

Restrictions on WhatsApp in Zimbabwe

Access to the mobile messaging service WhatsApp was restricted in Zimbabwe on 6 July. Restrictions like the one in Zimbabwe are part of a global tendency of internet shutdowns and restrictions that pose a real …

Free expression groups alarmed by attacks on independent media in Algeria

Free expression groups alarmed by attacks on independent media in Algeria

Attacks on independent journalists and human rights defenders have intensified over the past months in Algeria. This …