Regional session World Press Freedom Day 2020: journalist safety in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia
On 9 December 2020 the regional World Press Freedom Online Conference 2020 took place in Jakarta, Indonesia. As part of this conference, an online closed session took place, entitled ‘Experience Sharing and Solidarity with Journalists on Safety Issues from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia’.
New research: online violence against women journalists spilling into the ‘real world’
This post presents the preliminary findings of the ICFJ-UNESCO survey, published in ‘New Research: Alarming Evidence of Online Attacks on Women Journalists Leading to ‘Real World’ Violence’ on the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.
2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
2 November marked the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Key findings of the 2020 Report on the Safety of Journalists and the Danger of Impunity were published, showing that impunity for violent crimes against media professionals still prevails with an impunity rate of 87 percent in 2020.
45th UN Human Rights Council: outcomes on the safety of journalists
From 14 September – 7 October the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council took place. One of the thematic issues that was discussed and one of the 35 resolutions that was adopted, was on the safety of journalists.
Safe and responsible reporting on COVID-19
In the light of the COVID-19 crisis, this page provides an overview of resources for journalists who are covering COVID-19: information on how to report responsibly, and how to take care of one’s well-being during this crisis.