Defending Journalism: How National Mechanisms Can Protect Journalists and Address the Issues of Impunity. A Comparative Analysis of Practices in Seven Countries

This publication seeks to document to what extent and in what manner safety mechanisms and other coordinated nationally-anchored initiatives have taken hold in seven countries. The cases show that concerted efforts through national coalitions and partnerships or under state-led mechanisms can build a safer climate in which the media can work. The report includes a number of good practices and principles for developing a national safety response.

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2017 Afghanistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines International Media Support (IMS) Witchel, E. et al. report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1 enabling environment, impunity, journalists, national coalitions, safety Download/link

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