Association of Caribbean Media Workers
Articles by Association of Caribbean Media Workers
A woman watches the water flow near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 5 November 2010, THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images

Media has to be prepared for coverage during and after natural disasters. Here is a guide for that.

The UN-HRC chamber, Geneva, Switzerland., Getty Images

A joint statement by the Association of Progressive Communications, IFEX and 64 co-signatories at the UN-HRC 36 warns of the threat to human rights posed by recent attacks on the right to use encryption technology, in Turkey and across the globe.

A Dominican journalist takes images with a cell phone by an old bridge at the border between Haiti and Dominican Republic that collapsed during the passage of Hurricane Irma in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, 8 September 2017, REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

The ACM has launched a campaign focused on the plight of journalists and other media workers in some Caribbean countries affected by Hurricane Irma. A key component is providing a platform for the telling of stories of journalists and how they have been affected.

Detained Cambodian land activist, Tep Vanny, center, from the Boeung Kak lake community is escorted by court security during a hearing at Appeals Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015., ASSOCIATED PRESS

67 NGOs call for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender Tep Vanny on the one-year anniversary of her detention.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan.

Members of IFEX wrote an open letter on behalf of Kazakh Editor Zhanbolat Mamay, calling for a fair and impartial handling of charges against him and full investigation into his mistreatment in prison and threats made to his family.

Protesters are detained by district authorities as they demonstrate in support of land rights activist Tep Vanny during her verdict in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in central Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 23 February 2017, REUTERS/Samrang Pring

78 civil society groups condemn the crackdown on dissent in the lead up to elections in Cambodia and call on the government to cease their unlawful attacks on human rights defenders.

People of all ages surf the web at the Digital Village in Mexico City, 17 July 2015, AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo

Recent targeted attacks with surveillance malware are related to the victims’ activities in defense of public health, particularly advocating for a soda tax and criticising deficient food labeling regulations.