Working Together
"Cumhuriyet" daily's cartoonist Musa Kart (C) stands with colleagues at a demonstration calling for the freedom of all jailed journalists at a courthouse in Istanbul, Turkey, 15 March 2018, OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX members join the Cartoonist Rights Network International in calling for freedom for Musa Kart, recently reimprisoned with 5 colleagues from Turkish dailey Cumhuriyet.

Opposition rally demanding to overthrow dictatorship. Protesters raised political prisoners pictures and posters refusing to F1 race., Photo by Ahmed AlFardan/NurPhoto/Corbis via Getty Images

NGOs around the world call on the Formula One Group to safeguard human rights in Bahrain during race events.

Istanbul bureau chief for ZDF Jörg Brase (R) and "Tagespiegel" correspondent Thomas Seibert pose with the Bosphorus Strait in the background after a press conference at ZDF's Istanbul headquarters, 10 March 2019, OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX members protest Turkey’s attempts to silence and control foreign media coverage in the country.

Bahrainis demand the cancellation of Formula 1 races during an anti-government protest in Manama, 19 April 2015, Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

7 IFEX members are among 17 organisations urging Formula One to uphold its commitment to human rights by calling on Bahraini authorities to free Najah Yusuf, an activist imprisoned for expressing her opposition to F1 races being held in Bahrain.

Palace of Justice, Supreme Court, Real Plaza, in Lima, Peru, 15 January 2012, Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images

The organizations that make up IFEX-ALC support those who want the acquittal of former minister Daniel Urresti to be revoked. Urresti was exonerated despite testimonials that directly implicated him in the horrible murder of journalist Hugo Bustíos.

Filipino journalist and "Rappler" CEO Maria Ressa takes part in a protest calling for press freedom in Manila, 19 January 2018, Richard James Mendoza/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Various groups across the Asia-Pacific have expressed concern over the unwarranted arrest of Maria Ressa and urge the Philippine government to withdraw the charges against her and Rappler.

A man holds a poster of journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a vigil outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, 25 October 2018, Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Impunity for crimes against journalists is becoming a “new normal”; legal protections for critical, investigative reporting have been weakened both offline and online.

Marcos Ruiz, president of the Venezuelan National Press Union, talks to the media in Caracas, after the release of five foreign journalists detained by Venezuelan authorities, on January 31, 2019, JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuela is in the midst of a marked and alarming deterioration in the position of media outlets and conditions for carrying out journalism, as a result of ongoing harassment by state entities, coupled with the country’s economic crisis.

United Nations, New York, USA, September 26, 2018 - Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, briefs journalists today at the UN Headquarters in New York City., Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/NurPhoto via Getty Images

NGOs call on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to continue to monitor the situation in Bahrain and to raise concerns at the highest level, both publicly and privately.

A school boy looks at a burning barricade during a shutdown demonstration in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, 14 January 2019, after the president announced a more than a 100% hike in fuel prices, ZINYANGE AUNTONY/AFP/Getty Images

More than 170 organizations from over 60 countries that make up the #KeepitOn Coalition reacted to a reported internet shutdown in Zimbabwe.

Judges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights attend a hearing in San José, Costa Rica, 27 April 2018, REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

The case of Tulio Alvarez has sparked concern from freedom of expression advocates, who say that the criminal law should not be used to silence people who write about public issues.

Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma delivers a speech during the inauguration of the new government palace, AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX-ALC calls on the Bolivian government to provide guarantees for the right to freedom of expression and to fulfill its obligations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for actions against the press.

Over 50 NGOs call on Bahraini authorities to drop all charges and immediately release human rights champion Nabeel Rajab, unjustly detained since June 2016.

60 rights groups are joining Google employees in calling for termination of Project Dragonfly, a censorship and surveillance equipped search engine in development for use in China.

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images for the Daphne Project

Nine international freedom of expression, press freedom, and professional journalists’ organisations condemn the lack of progress in the case of the investigative journalist.

Aung San Suu Kyi at the World Economic Forum defending the imprisonment of two Reuters journalists and issuing a challenge to prove the sentencing was unjust., YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images

IFEX members and other groups respond to Aung San Suu Kyi’s invitation to prove why the prosecution of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar was flawed and should be overturned.