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 undersigned organisations call on EU leaders to urge Prime Minister Muscat to guarantee that all investigations and legal proceedings will be conducted impartially, promptly and effectively, and without any involvement or influence at all from any individual potentially implicated in the case.

Ghanian journalist Ohemaa Sakyiwaa was granted compensation of US$1600 to be paid by Hajia Fati, a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

IFEX Regional Brief

November in the Americas: A roundup of key free expression news, based on IFEX member reports.