Alburaaq Journalist Forum (ABJF)

Alburaaq Journalist Forum (ABJF)

One journalist killed every four days in 2016

More than 100 journalists were killed last year while doing their jobs, according to the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said...

Honoring the Memory of Journalists Natalya Estemirova and Paul Klebnikov

Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson said that we mark with sadness the eighth anniversary of the murder of human rights defender and journalist Natalya Estemirova and the thirteenth anniversary of the murder of American...

Journalist Killed in India

Police say Gauri Lankesh, 55, was found lying in a pool of blood at her doorstep in the City of Bangalore. She was shot in the Head and Chest by Gunmen who...

News item regarding CJ’s remarks termed misleading

ISLAMABAD: Reference to a misleading and concocted news item regarding remarks attributed to Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Anwer Zaheer Jamali during the hearing of Orange Line Train Project case...

ICFJ Knight Fellow’s Pakistan Project Nominated for U.S. Digital Journalism Award

The Online News Association announced that The Express Tribune’s “For Peshawar” project is a finalist for an Online Journalism Award. ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai helped the Tribune to plan the...

She is one of the few journalists reporting on-the-ground from northeastern Nigeria, the heartland...

Chika Oduah is the inaugural recipient of ICFJ's Young Reporter for a Sustainable Future award. A Nigerian-American journalist, Chika works as a television news producer, writer, photographer and correspondent. She covers...

Harassment of journalists, media workers in Iran

Heather Nauert  department spokesperson has said that the United States notes with concern the grave conditions facing the press in Iran as detailed in the UN Special Rapporteur’s report. The report says...

We urge the government of Azerbaijan to release Mr. Mukhtarli

The United States is disturbed by the January  sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to a six-year prison term. Mr. Mukhtarli was reportedly abducted in Georgia on May 30 and subsequently...

Trump seemed to give Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt

Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, US President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying “hopefully that will sort itself out.” It did not, and on Oct. 10,...

Palestinian Journalist killed while covering Gaza protests.

Palestinian journalist has died after being shot by Israeli forces while covering the Gaza protests. Ahmad abu Hussein, 24, succumbed yesterday in an Israeli hospital, 12 days after he was shot...

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