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.
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.
The foreword to the MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2019
The Americas vacillated between episodes of darkness and light in the month of April. Despite instances of repression and attacks on freedom of expression across Venezuela, Nicaragua and Honduras, other countries moved towards fostering greater transparency – encouraged, in part, by organisations dedicated to the defense of human rights.
The Annual Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa Report for 2018 highlights the high level of impunity on the continent for crimes against journalists, based on the 208 freedom of expression violations recorded during 2018 of which only 14 of the cases received remedial action.