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WAN-IFRA joined over 150 human rights organisations to call on the Houthis to immediately overturn death sentences handed down to four journalists in April 2020 after they were found guilty on charges of “spying” and “spreading false news.”

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Andrew Heslop

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2020-05-13 17:19

Good journalism is made for times such as these. Good journalists have ensured our leaders remain accountable, their policies are scrutinized, and their promises will be kept in check as we navigate the coming months and a cautious return to optimism.

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Andrew Heslop

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2020-04-30 20:16

To mark 3 May, World Press Freedom Day, we highlight the important leadership role for a free and independent press that seeks to report truth, bring the facts to light and champion inclusive and fair communities. This extracted chapter from WAN-IFRA's 2019 World Press Trends report is made freely available to explore some of the data behind why a free press is crucial to the health and well-being of society, now more than ever.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-04-28 09:33

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-04-09 09:49

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-04-03 17:04

WAN-IFRA has written to Volodymyr Zelensky, president of Ukraine, to express concern over a new bill before parliament that would criminalise the dissemination of misinformation and potentially target legitimate news sources.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-04-03 12:32

With concerns over the spread of Covid-19 inside prisons, reports suggest Turkish authorities are preparing to release up to 100,000 prisoners. However, rights groups remain deeply concerned that journalists and others imprisoned for simply exercising their rights will remain behind bars.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-03-30 13:09

In a WAN-IFRA webinar on Thursday, 26 March, Roger Renni, Director and Senior Security Consultant at Key Objectives, and Dr Kane Mortlock, Active Paramedic in State Emergency Support, Australia, and Key Objectives Instructor, offered expert advice for journalists working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-03-30 11:40

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-03-27 17:12

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-03-27 00:45

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