Content tagged: "safety"
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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

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...


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

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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.

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Impunity prevails as journalists’ safety worsens in Iraqi Kurdistan

25 Jan. 2016 | Story

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

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.


Khadija Ismayilova sentencing condemned by Sport for Rights coalition

01 Sep. 2015 | Story

The Sport for Rights coalition strongly condemns the sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova


Tunisian media: Between a rock and a hard place

13 Aug. 2015 | Story

In the aftermath of Tunisia's terrorist attacks, the government and the media are having a hard time balancing democratic values and the need to address security threats

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International press freedom groups call on Burundi to investigate attacks on journalists

05 Aug. 2015 | Story

IMS and over a dozen other international press freedom groups call on Burundi's authorities to investigate recent attacks on journalists and human rights defenders


Syria’s media devastation in numbers

21 Jul. 2015 | Story

Data suggests the first six months of 2015 were less bloody for Syria's media than those of last year. Even so, the country remains by far the most dangerous in the world for journalists.

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Burundi in ‘media blackout’

03 Jul. 2015 | Story

As Burundi's political crisis deepens, tensions escalate and violent clashes continue, the country's journalists are coming under massive pressure.