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Media stakeholders in East Africa come together on issue of journalists’ safety and impunity

16 Nov. 2018 | Story

On the occasion of the 2018 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, actors from governments and media support groups in East Africa got together to make a number of far reaching resolutions to end impunity for crimes against journalists. Blog post by Victor Bwire, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Media Council of Kenya.

National effort to address safety of journalists in the Philippines off to good start

12 Nov. 2018 | Story

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Lars Bestle, Head of IMS Asia, refers to best practices on the safety of journalists in other parts of the world during his presentation at the safety for journalsits consultations in Manila, 7 November. Photo: Helle Wahlberg/IMS
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Death on the border: Tracing their last journey

25 Oct. 2018 | Story

The deaths of Ecuadorian reporter Javier Ortega, photographer Paul Rivas, and their driver Efrain Segarra in Colombia seven months ago still haunt their families. A collaborative undertaking tell the story of their last reporting trip, their kidnapping and execution, and the government response.

Afghan media cover parliamentary elections despite extensive threats

18 Oct. 2018 | Story

Despite pervasive threats from terrorist organisations, Afghan media are passionately covering the country’s second Parliamentary elections scheduled to take place 20 October 2018.

First half of 2018 bloodiest period ever for Afghan journalists

19 Jul. 2018 | Story

"We are extremely concerned," said AJSC Director Najib Sharifi as he shared the Afghan Journalists Safety Commitee's new report showing an alarming increase in the numbers of attacks and intimidation against journalists and media workers in Afghanistan.

African Union announces Working Group on Safety of Journalists

05 May. 2018 | Story

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African Union announces new working group on the safety of journalists during roundtable debate at World Press Freedom Day conference on 3 May in Ghana
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Call for EU action to protect journalists

06 Mar. 2018 | Story

Following the recent killings of two European journalists in their home countries, IMS and 15 other media organisations call for EU action to protect journalists in a joint open letter to the president of the European Commission.

Closing spaces: Meet the panelists

08 Nov. 2017 | Story

Upcoming debate seminar on Closing Spaces on Thursday 16 November with expert panelists. Get to know them here.

New global study documents best practices on the safety of journalists

30 Oct. 2017 | Story

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International Media Support published new global study which analyses the efforts to safeguard journalists in seven countries where unstable environments challenge the ability of journalists to produce good journalism
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Defending Journalism

30 Oct. 2017 | Publication

This IMS study provides a mapping and greater understanding of what works – and what does not work when it comes to addressing the safety of journalists. The seven countries in focus are Afghanistan, Columbia, Indonesia, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan and the Philippines.

Yemen: Conflict sensitive journalism guide – Arab version

21 Sep. 2017 | Publication

This report is the first of its kind ever in Yemen and serves as a guide for Yemeni media professionals who wish to improve their reporting skills ways that meet the international standards of conflict sensitive journalism.

Yemen: Conflict sensitive journalism guide

21 Sep. 2017 | Publication

This report is the first of its kind ever in Yemen and serves as a guide for Yemeni media professionals who wish to improve their reporting skills ways that meet the international standards of conflict sensitive journalism.

IPI & IMS name 2017 media award winners

25 Apr. 2017 | Story

IPI Awards: Ethiopia’s Eskinder Nega is this year's Press Freedom Hero and Afghan Journalists Safety Committee named as the 2017 Free Media Pioneer in recognition of the group’s courageous and trailblazing work to prevent, combat and monitor attacks on journalists in one of the world’s most dangerous media environments.

Peer-to-peer media assistance

09 Dec. 2016 | Story

The DJ Safety Fund managed by IMS for the Danish Union of Journalists provides support for journalists victimised as a direct result of their journalistic work. The support is made possible through donations made by members of the Danish Union of Journalists in solidarity with their international colleagues under threat. The Fund is used in cases...