The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
For IFEX, 2 November is always a day of strong emotions. It is an annual reminder of the crimes committed against the media, but equally an opportunity to build solidarity and inspire action.
IFEX’ Regional Editors marked IDEI 2023 by sharing recent stories and trends from their regions about the dangers journalists incur in the course of their work – dangers that are heightened during elections.
Read more here.
A Federal High Court has ordered Nigeria’s government to investigate attacks on reporters, persecute perpetrators and ensure the safety of journalists.
The media sector in Guinea are demanding the unconditional release of journalist Sékou Jamal Pendessa.
Mexico was the first recorded government client and most prolific user of the Pegasus spyware, but ambitions in the use of AI have outpaced the development of legislative tools and standards.
During its 77th Ordinary Session last year, the ACHPR raised concern over Member States’ implementation of surveillance with little regard for human rights norms and standards.
The journalist called the conviction an act of “political revenge” for her investigative work, which uncovered a major corruption scandal in Malaysia.
“For more than a decade the Kremlin persecuted, imprisoned, and tormented Navalny. The Russian authorities bear full responsibility for what has happened to Navalny, starting with his first politically motivated arrest” – HRW