Public Association “Journalists”
Articles by Public Association “Journalists”

EU lawmakers turn up the heat on Malta; Turkey jails journalists, teachers and a baby; Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan target digital freedom; IFEX members’ successful advocacy in Kyrgyzstan; OSF could pull out of Hungary; mass protests and political turmoil in Armenia…

While Kyrgyzstan has generally been a rare positive example in a region where autocracy has been the rule, recent developments threaten to send the country down a similarly repressive path.

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.

Civil society groups have written an open letter urging medical discharge from prison for distinguished Bangladeshi journalist Shafik Rehman .

The wife of political analyst Kem Ley attends his funeral ceremony at a pagoda in Phnom Penh, 11 July 2016, REUTERS/Samrang Pring

IFEX members call for end to Cambodian governments arrests and harassment of civil society and independent investigation of the killing of noted commentator Kem Ley.

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

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.

Seitkazy Matayev, head of the Kazakh Journalists' Union., REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A joint letter to Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev calling for review of recent state actions towards Seytkazy Matayev and the National Press Club.

AP Photo/Elena Becatoros, File

Members of the IFEX network and other concerned organisations demand justice for wrongful imprisonment of Mohammed Ismael Rasaool