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.
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.
Recent Articles on Impunity
Martinez became one of the latest casualties of the violence in Mexico as he was shot and killed at his residence. CPJ calls for a thorough investigation to determine whether it was related to his job as a reporter.
At least 27 journalists were killed due to their work in 2021, with India and Mexico topping the list of countries with the most media worker deaths, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists’ final data for the year.
“We have been concerned by a lack of transparent consultation with civil society and key stakeholders in this process to date. We urge the Prime Minister to engage in meaningful and transparent consultation going forward, in particular through publishing proposed legislation relating to media freedom.”