Content tagged: "safety"
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Debate: Closing spaces – how do media and civil society fight back?

16 Oct. 2017 | Story

When state restrictions reshape the civic space, how do media and civil society fight back? Join us for a debate on 16 November.

WPFD: Journalists’ Safety and Tackling Impunity: How can crimes against media workers be addressed?

01 May. 2017 | Story

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On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017, UNESCO is hosting a four day seminar in Jakarta investigating media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies. One of the events, "Journalists’ Safety and Tackling Impunity: How can crimes against media workers be addressed?", is arranged and moderated by International Media Support.
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WPFD: The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and its implementation in Asia

01 May. 2017 | Story

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On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017, UNESCO is hosting a four day seminar in Jakarta investigating media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies. Elisabeth Witchel, an IMS extern media consultant, is on the panel of the event "The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and its implementation in Asia".
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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.

Situation report on violence against journalists in Afghanistan

18 Jan. 2017 | Story

The year 2016 is considered the bloodiest year for journalists and media in the history of Afghanistan says Afghan Journalist Safety Committee in a newly released report.

Peer-to-peer media assistance

09 Dec. 2016 | Story

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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...
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Afghanistan more dangerous than ever for journalists

27 Oct. 2016 | Story

Deterioration of media safety in Afghanistan: with recent killings and threats focus is on keeping journalists alive rather than training them on safety.

Habka wanaagsan ee tebinta doorashada

03 Oct. 2016 | Publication

A journalist must show that he or she is trustworthy and that he or she can be fair and balanced when covering elections. Read the English language version here

Guidelines for professional election reporting

03 Oct. 2016 | Publication

A journalist must show that he or she is trustworthy and that he or she can be fair and balanced when covering elections. Tips and tricks for covering elections in Somalia. Read the Somali language version here

Elections in Somalia bring new challenges for media workers

29 Sep. 2016 | Story

Journalists in Somalia are in full swing producing election-related news as the country prepares to vote for new leaders. However, covering elections also brings about a set of new challenges for Somalia’s media workers.

IMS joins #KeepItOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns

09 Jun. 2016 | Story

International Media Support joins nearly 70 organisations from five continents in launching the #KeepitOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns worldwide.

Impunity prevails as journalists’ safety worsens in Iraqi Kurdistan

25 Jan. 2016 | Story

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A climate of overwhelming insecurity and impunity prevailed in 2015 with violations against journalists remaining widespread.
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Safety should be a concern for all media stakeholders in Pakistan

12 Nov. 2015 | Story

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In one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists
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Afghan media under direct Taliban threat

13 Oct. 2015 | Story

IMS condemns threats made against Afghan journalists on a Taliban website on Monday.