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.
Action Plan or Inaction Plan? The fate of the world’s journalists – and our democracies – hangs in the balance
On the 2022 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, and the 10th anniversary of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists, IFEX’s Executive Director underscores the need for States to start living up to their commitments.
Recent Articles on Impunity
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India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ordered Twitter and YouTube to block clips of a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The body of radio journalist Martinez Zogo showing signs that he was tortured, was found near the capital, Yaoundé, five days after he was reported missing.
Investigative journalist John Williams Ntwali, who was a fearless voice of victims of human rights violations in Rwanda and a government critic, died in a mysterious car crash according to police.
In what can be described as a major victory for media freedom, Ghana’s Human Rights Division Court orders the heads of three major state institutions to apologize to journalist Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, for violating his rights.