The Committee to Protect Journalists and 29 other civil society organisations yesterday sent a letter to the UN HRC, urging them to scrutinise the human rights situation in Eritrea...
The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...
3 Jun 2019
In its collective efforts to help young people understand the Charlie Hebdo attacks and its implications, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced that the French news media has been awarded the top award in the World Young Reader Prize 'Teaching Freedom' category.
21 Jul 2015
PARIS, FRANCE / FRANKFURT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called on the Chinese authorities to release 71-year-old Chinese journalist Gao Yu...
22 Apr 2015
STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Europe's top rights body took aim at France on Thursday for blocking websites accused of condoning terrorism...
20 Mar 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....
2 Mar 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of normality...
24 Feb 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: Media freedom suffered a "drastic decline" worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released Thursday.
13 Feb 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed...
19 Jan 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: The first issue of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to be published since a jihadist attack decimated its editorial staff last week has sold out within minutes...
15 Jan 2015
WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...
8 Jan 2015
NEWSWATCH: The Mail & Guardian reports that 11 are dead and many more seriously injured due to a shooting at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo...
7 Jan 2015
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / World's press calls on Ethiopia to release Eskinder Nega; urges a stop to the rising global trend for imprisoning journalists.
9 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called for the release of Editor Rodney Sieh from prison in Liberia.
6 Sep 2013