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.

Facing up to Impunity

It’s good to know that, on the road to end impunity, we are in good company.

Recent Articles on Impunity

Fours years since the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia full accountability remains elusive

The fight against impunity only ends when all those responsible have been prosecuted to the full extent of the law: assassins, intermediaries and masterminds must all face the court without further delay. Delayed justice only serves to embolden those who wish to use violence to silence critical reporting in Malta and beyond.

Working Together

Statement by joint press freedom mission to Malta

On the eve of the fourth anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, rights organisations call on Prime Minister Abela to strengthen media freedom in Malta.

Working Together

11 journalists killed in 9 months on African continent

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) believes the culture of impunity is thriving because of various African governments’ silence on crimes against journalists, coupled with the lack of thorough investigations.

Working Together