We wish you a FREE 2017
With your support, we rehabilitated eleven community radio stations in the Central African Republic in 2016. So that in 2017 journalists are able to continue to provide independent news. And more citizens in this country are free to speak up. Read more about what we have achieved together.Read more
Time to act for journalist safety in Iraq
After being held captive for nine days, journalist and human rights defender Afrah Shawqi was finally released and able to return safely to her home in Baghdad last Tuesday. As journalists in Iraq are more and more at risk for violence and kidnappings, it is time to join forces to protect them.Read more
Medical safety training for journalists in Iraq
Iraq and especially the Mosul region is by far one of the most dangerous places on earth for journalists. With the start of the military offensive against ISIS, we needed to address journalist safety in Iraq and provide local journalists practical knowledge how to report safely from a battleground.About the training
"Investigate, trial and punish violence against journalists"
"At the end of this afternoon full of inspiration, sadness, engagement and depth, I am not going to repeat numbers or stress how important this is. You know it is, I know it is. We need to move from words to action", says Leon Willems, Director of Free Press Unlimited during Free Press Live 2016.Read his speech
Free Press Unlimited believes that access to independent news and information can be of life-and-death importance. We support local journalists in conflict areas and war zones to provide their audience with reliable news and information. The information that people need to survive and to shape to their own future.
People deserve to know
As a Friend of Free Press Unlimited you contribute towards: supporting journalists in need, setting up radio stations in conflict areas, developing techniques to circumvent censorship and protect sources.