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