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Magazine from Belarus to receive IPI's 2012 Free Media Award

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 5:26 pm | IFEX

16 May 2012 34 Multimedia Magazine from Belarus to receive IPI's 2012 Free Media Pioneer Award SOURCE: International Press Institute More >>

IFEX Communique - Vol. 21 No. 19 | 9 May 2012

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 9:32 am | IFEX

International: No retreat on press freedom globally for first time in eight years, says Freedom House More >>

IFEX Communique - Vol. 21 No. 17 | 26 April 2012

Monday, 30 April 2012, 3:07 pm | IFEX

INTERNATIONAL: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: THE ULTIMATE FAQ IFEX's guide to 3 May, World Press Freedom Day , one of the most important days for honouring free expression. Read more>> More >>

Journalists' global prescription for fighting violence

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 4:46 pm | IFEX

Campaigns and Advocacy - International 9 April 2012 Journalists provide global prescription for fighting violence and impunity SOURCE: World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers More >>

IFEX Communiqué Vol 21, No 13

Friday, 30 March 2012, 9:57 am | IFEX

International: Index on Censorship opens up archive to mark 40th birthday, announces free expression award winners More >>

Syria Citizen Journalists Google-sponsored RSF Netizen Prize

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 10:14 am | IFEX

Campaigns and Advocacy / Campagnes et action revendicatrice / Campañas y Defensa • International / Awards: Syrian Citizen Journalists And Activists Awarded Google-Sponsored Rsf Netizen Prize • International / Prix: Journalistes Citoyens Et Militants Syriens ... More >>

Article 19 Welcomes Internet Free Expression Debate

Friday, 2 March 2012, 10:15 am | IFEX

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - Geneva, 29.02.2012 - ARTICLE 19 welcomes the first ever debate on freedom of expression on the internet to be held on 29 February at the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, signalling recognition that online freedom is a crucial ... More >>

RSF Concerned About Google's New Country-Redirect Service

Friday, 17 February 2012, 3:25 pm | IFEX

Reporters Without Borders wrote to Eric Schmidt, Executive chairman of Google, on 8 February to express its concern about recent changes to the terms of service of its Blogger blog-publishing platform. A response was received from Google on 13 February. More >>

AMARC celebrates first World Radio Day

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 2:18 pm | IFEX

Community radio members of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters network (AMARC) salute the World Radio Day to be celebrated for the first time on February 13, 2012. Community radios are an ever-increasing, worldwide tier of broadcast ... More >>

Proposed bill promises to loosen restrictions on the press

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 4:20 pm | IFEX

(RSF/IFEX) - 9 February 2012 - Reporters Without Borders takes note of a government bill aimed at loosening Turkey's legislative straightjacket, especially as regards the media, and hopes that it represents a first step towards more significant reforms, ... More >>

"Tribune d'Afrique" journalist interrogated for six hours

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 4:18 pm | IFEX

Reporters Without Borders and Avocats sans Frontières (Lawyers Without Borders) are concerned about the safety of the staff of the regional bimonthly Tribune d'Afrique and their ability to work freely after one of its journalists, Max Savi Carmel, was ... More >>

Journalist attacked after reporting on police officers

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 4:15 pm | IFEX

(IPYS/IFEX) - On 7 February 2012, Oscar David Rodríguez Martínez, a writer for the newspaper "El Sol de los Andes" in Huancayo, was attacked by two individuals who took his documents and his cell phone. The journalist believes the attack is ... More >>

Arab Spring Protests Deserve Strong International Support

Wednesday, 25 January 2012, 3:15 pm | IFEX

Many democracies have allowed their ties with repressive allies to temper their support for human rights in the Arab Spring protests, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2012. For reasons of principle and long-term interest, governments should ... More >>

IFEX Communique Vol. 21 No. 03 | 19 January 2012

Friday, 20 January 2012, 11:32 am | IFEX

International / Awards and other opportunities: Index calls for nominations for 2012 Freedom of Expression Awards More >>

Freedom House Survey Highlights Arab Uprisings

Friday, 20 January 2012, 10:54 am | IFEX

(Freedom House/IFEX) - Washington - January 19, 2012 - The political uprisings that have swept the Arab world over the past year represent the most significant challenge to authoritarian rule since the collapse of Soviet communism, according to Freedom ... More >>

Columnist David Rohde is IPI's 63rd World Press Freedom Hero

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 1:10 pm | IFEX

(IPI/IFEX) - VIENNA, 17 Jan. 2012 - The International Press Institute (IPI) today named two-time Pulitzer Prize winning American author and foreign affairs columnist David Rohde as its 63rd World Press Freedom Hero. The Vienna-based group will formally ... More >>

IPI Reports On Deadly Trends For Journalists In 2011

Monday, 16 January 2012, 11:40 am | IFEX

In 2011, 103 journalists were killed because of their work, according to the International Press Institute (IPI) Death Watch. Reporters and cameramen faced a range of threats. Some were in the wrong place at the wrong time, on the job when natural disaster ... More >>

Arab world is the most dangerous region for journalists

Friday, 6 January 2012, 11:45 am | IFEX

(WAN-IFRA/IFEX) - 5 January 2012 - Sixty-four journalists and other media workers were killed world-wide because of their professional activities in 2011, with nearly half of them killed in Pakistan, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, the World Association of ... More >>

106 journalists killed in 2011

Wednesday, 4 January 2012, 12:14 pm | IFEX

(IFJ/IFEX) - 31 December 2011 - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today urged the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to take drastic action against governments of the most dangerous countries for media after it published ... More >>

10 most dangerous places for journalists

Friday, 30 December 2011, 1:12 pm | IFEX

(RSF/IFEX) - 22 December 2011 - Reporters Without Borders has this year, for the first time, compiled a list of the world's 10 most dangerous places for the media - the 10 cities, districts, squares, provinces or regions where journalists and netizens ... More >>