Annie Game

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Stalking the messenger: Ending impunity for illegal surveillance

It’s thanks to the work of journalists that the crimes of state surveillance were first exposed. Now, they are among those being stalked.

Facing Up to Impunity

It’s good to know that, on the road to end impunity, we are in good company.

Keeping our eyes on the ball: Human rights in the time of COVID-19

We know that extraordinary measures are a necessary companion to these extraordinary times. Protecting people’s health and safety are paramount. But that doesn’t take away our responsibility to ensure that, down the road, such exceptional measures do not become the new rule of law.

End Impunity, Free Expression!

Imagine a world without impunity, where everyone is free to exercise their right to freedom of expression and information and able to access, generate and share ideas and information in any way they choose, without fear.

We do.

Demand No Impunity for crimes against journalists

“An unlawful death”: Dr. Agnès Callamard’s report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

If ever there was a time to remind ourselves of the power we hold to tackle injustice and deny impunity, even when the odds seem to be stacked against us, that time is now.

On press freedom, human rights and democracy

Frankly, it has become far too easy to interfere with the media’s key role in supporting fair elections and healthy democracies. As the Executive Director of the IFEX network writes, each World Press Freedom Day is an opportunity to renew our vow to make it difficult for those who try to do so.

The Bees Are Coming, or: When a swarm is a good thing

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the ensuing cover-up were carried out by people who apparently believed they were untouchable. And why wouldn’t they? On this fifth International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the guilty are still rarely held to account.

It’s World Press Freedom Day. What’s wrong with this picture?

We need to support a free and independent media; efforts to undermine them are on the rise, and we need to hear a diversity of voices and opinions more than ever. Our 2018 campaign images underscore the fact that one side of the story is never enough.

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Free press: Still worth defending?

As IFEX enters its 25th year, Executive Director Annie Game asks: Is freedom of the press still worth defending? More than ever.

Gendered Violence against Women in Media, and the Need for Everyday Activism

Annie Game, IFEX’s Executive Director, discusses why we need women journalists…and why they need us.

Three faces of impunity

During the International Day to End Impunity, we profile the cases of Jineth Bedoya Lima, Musa Saidykhan and Shan Dahar: Three cultures of impunity…and three paths to justice.

Members of Reporters Without Borders protest against Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev during his visit to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Berlin, 21 January 2015. , REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The case of Khadija Ismayilova and her global supporting cast

On World Press Freedom Day 2016, IFEX salutes Khadija Ismayilova, winner of the 2016 UNESCO Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize, and the people around the world making sure that – even while in prison – her voice is louder than ever.

A South African journalist takes part in a 26 February 2014 protest in Johannesburg against the arrest of an Al Jazeera crew in Egypt, AP Photo/Denis Farrell

Let Journalism Thrive: On courage, resilience, and finding a way

We honour the bravery of journalists who face obstacles head on, and the ingenuity they show in getting around them. But journalists themselves cannot – and should not – be press freedom’s only line of defense.

Commemoration of the Ampatuan Massacre in Manila, Philippines, on 23 November 2013, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility

IFEX calls for an end to impunity for the Ampatuan Massacre

58 people killed in a single attack, including 32 media workers. The failure to convict anyone in the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre case both reflects and nourishes the culture of impunity, everywhere.