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Journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

In Myanmar, two journalists associated with Reuters news agency and jailed for reporting on the Rohingya crisis were freed under presidential amnesty today. Wa Lone and...

At least 10 Palestinians have been killed

At least ten Palestinians have been killed by Israeli Forces during Fresh Protests in Gaza. Palestinian Health Ministry said at least 491 Palestinians were injured by the shooting. Those killed also included a...

Martin “Marty” Baron (Washington Post Editor) to Receive Top Honor at ICFJ Awards Dinner

The International Center for Journalists will honor Martin "Marty" Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, with a prestigious award recognizing his long career as a media leader committed to truth...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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