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Russian Union is Destroying IFJ, Georgian Media Union President

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The FINANCIAL -- "Russian state is trying to take control over the International Federation of Journalists", Zviad Poichkhua, IAGJ President told The FINANCIAL commenting recent decision of IFJ Executive Committee to grant membership to the organization from the breakaway region - Abkhazia, currently occupied by Russia.  …

IFJ Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) Safety Advisory for Media Professionals

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With the world on edge amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease ( COVID-19), journalists are likely to be affected at their workplace, in their travel and reporting assignments across the globe. Their health and that of people they come into contact with should be the highest pritority at allp times.…

Somalia: Unidentified Gunmen Kill Freelance Journalist

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Freelance radio and TV journalist, Abduwali Ali Hassan (25), was shot to death by unknown gunmen on February 16. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) mourns his death and stands by its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in condemning this crime and calling for justice to be delivered.…

Georgia: EFJ/IFJ condemn police’s heavy handed action against journalists amid riots at Parliament

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According to the Independent Association of Georgian Journalists (IAGJ), journalists were forcefully removed from the Georgian Parliament building and at least ten more were injured while covering protests around Parliament in the capital Tbilisi on 20th June. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have urged the authorities to stop targeting journalists and to…

Georgia: IFJ condemns police’s heavy handed action against journalists amid riots at Parliament

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According to the Independent Association of Georgian Journalists (IAGJ), an IFJ affiliate, journalists were forcefully removed from the Georgian Parliament building and at least ten more were injured while covering protests around Parliament in the capital Tbilisi on 20th June. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have urged the authorities to stop targeting…