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Nicaragua is burning: Journalist among those killed following repression of protests

In a week full of tense confrontations between protesters and police, there were several acts of violence against journalists, including the deplorable murder of reporter Ángel Gahona.

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

Pressure mounts on Cambodia a year after Kem Ley’s killing

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.

Protestors in Mexico City hold up signs demanding justice for slain journalist Miroslava Breach, Associated Press/ Eduardo Verdugo

Spike in journalist killings in Mexico spurs international calls for justice

IFEX members around the world denounce the alarming rate of journalist murders in Mexico and demand a thorough evaluation of existing protection mechanisms.

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

Civil society organisations condemn Mexican government surveillance of human rights defenders

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.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 22, 2016., REUTERS/Chris Watte

Canada must prioritise free expression rights in relationship with China

IFEX members call on Prime Minister Trudeau to put human rights, especially free expression and press freedom, at the heart of the Canada-China relationship.


NGOs to Bahrain: Rights of Nazeeha Saeed and all journalists to report must be respected

On Sunday 17 July 2016 award-winning journalist Nazeeha Saeed was charged by Bahraini Public Prosecution for reporting to foreign media outlets without a license.

Joint Debate of Assembly and ECOSOC on Partnerships for Post-2015 Agenda, UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Leading press freedom group and IFEX member should be granted access to UN bodies

Civil society groups ask ECOSOC to reconsider granting valued press freedom group and IFEX member, The Committee to Protect Journalists, consultative status at the UN.

Viola Ulakai , Pacific Islands News Association

Tongan Prime Minister should end harassment of local journalist Viola Ulakai

IFEX members call on the Prime Minister of Tonga to cease threats of suspension of journalist Viola Ulakai and respect his past commitment to press freedom in the country.