At a time where the development of free and professional media has rarely been more important, IMS is proud to work with those who push forward positive change against the backdrop of the profoundly challenging developments in 2016 and 2017.
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.
WPFD: The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and its implementation in Asia01 May. 2017 | Story
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".
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.
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.
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...
Deterioration of media safety in Afghanistan: with recent killings and threats focus is on keeping journalists alive rather than training them on safety.
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
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
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.
International Media Support joins nearly 70 organisations from five continents in launching the #KeepitOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns worldwide.
A climate of overwhelming insecurity and impunity prevailed in 2015 with violations against journalists remaining widespread.
In one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists
IMS condemns threats made against Afghan journalists on a Taliban website on Monday.
The Sport for Rights coalition strongly condemns the sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova