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Strengthening media and police relations for the safety of journalists and free and fair elections in West Africa

30 Apr. 2018 | Publication

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This report is a joint initiative between IMS and Media Foundation West Africa in cooperation with ECOWAS. The relationship between the media and security agencies, including those in the law enforcement and intelligence services, has always been a delicate one. In the West African context, this relationship is often characterized by frequent clashes, arising from...
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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.

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

The Central African Republic: Media in a complex emergency

14 Jan. 2014 | Publication

Media in the Central African Republic is faced with severe challenges in covering the developments of the country’s unfolding unrest. Security issues make it impossible for journalists to move around, and some have been targeted as a result of their reporting.

Journalism in Afghanistan: Current and post-2014 threats and journalist safety mechanisms

15 Oct. 2013 | Publication

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This report seeks to provide an immediate overview of the current insecure media environment in which Afghan journalists work and the threat scenario potentially facing them after the 2014 withdrawal of international troops.
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No Justice for Journalists in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

14 Jun. 2012 | Publication

Over the past 10 years, disappearances and killings of journalists in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia have been met with an inadequate response from these governments. The result in all three states has been the emergence of a climate of impunity, violations of journalists‟ human rights, and a chilling effect on freedom of expression.

Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Moving Towards a Holistic Framework

09 Feb. 2012 | Publication

"Conflict sensitive journalism: Moving towards a holistic framework" is a background paper produced for the conference on Conflict Sensitive Journalism in Nairobi, 3 - 4 february 2011. The paper seeks to provide insight and inspiration for an update of the IMS Conflict Sensitive Journalism Handbook and includes a summary of the development of conflict sensitive journalism over the last decade.

Honduras: Impunidad deja expuestos a los periodistas hondureños

29 Oct. 2010 | Publication

This report, "Honduras: Equipo internacional de investigación entrega primer informe a la CIDH Impunidad deja expuestos a los periodistas hondureños" presents the findings and recommendations of the joint mission to Honduras in August 2010 conducted by IMS, Article 19 and AMARC.

Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Special Edition Zimbabwe

14 Nov. 2009 | Publication

This handbook in conflict sensitive journalism – special edition Zimbabwe – builds upon the important work of Ross Howard and his handbook in conflict sensitive journalism, first published by IMS in 2003.

Healing the messenger: A journalist’s trauma booklet

17 Apr. 2009 | Publication

Providing counseling for reporters who have witnessed some of the worst things that can happen to humanity – with no tools to handle the emotional shock – was identified as one of the most imminent and crucial needs for support to Kenyan media practitioners in the aftermath of the disputed December 2007 presidential election.

Gaza media safety

20 Jan. 2009 | Publication

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This assessment describes the challenges media workers in Gaza were faced with in the wake of the military offensive, launched on 27 December 2008 by Israeli security forces, against Hamas in the Palestinian Gaza Strip.
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