Every day, citizens, journalists, artists and activists are harassed, tortured and killed for expressing themselves.

In the majority of these cases, no one is punished. We’re working to change this.

The shocking facts about the problem of impunity:

journalists and media workers have been killed since 2006.

9 out of 10 cases go unpunished and see perpetrators walk free.


organisations that make up the IFEX network are committed to ending impunity.

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.

Recent Articles on Impunity
Working Together

“The authorities should now establish Joint Investigation Teams with foreign police forces so that there can finally be an end to impunity in Malta, and full justice for Caruana Galizia”.

Working Together

30 organizations, including IFEX, have signed a statement asking Cambodia to create an independent and impartial commission to thoroughly investigate the murder of political analyst Kem Ley in 2016, and bring all those responsible to justice.

The Media Foundation for West Africa recently launched a manual outlining the policy framework used to build a bridge between the police and media in Ghana.