Now is the time to act for journalist safety in Iraq
After being held captive for nine days, journalist and human rights defender Afrah Shawqi was released by her kidnappers and able to return home.
Medical safety training for journalists in Iraq
Local freelance journalists and fixers were trained in medical safety and battlefield awareness so they can report safely from the frontlines.
Secure safe passage for all media workers wishing to leave Aleppo
The undersigned organisations call on parties to ensure the safe passage of civilians and media workers wishing to leave Aleppo.
Azerbaijan: freedom of speech under pressure
Human rights defender Layla Yunus, who was arrested herself, illustrates the current and critical state of press freedom in Azerbaijan.
"Investigate, trial and punish violence against journalists"
"Killing journalists is a war crime, for which we need international prosecution." With these words Leon Willems closed Free Press Live.
And the winners of the Free Press Awards 2016 are...
The winners of the Free Press Awards, conferred on 2 November 2016 in The Hague, are Klaas van Dijken,‘Fisayo Soyombo and Hamid Mir.
WADADA News for Kids summit & awards 2016
In October partners from all over the world visited The Netherlands for a week full of reporting, new experiences, learning and awards.
Free Press Unlimited awards young filmmaker
Free Press Unlimited has awarded a young filmmaker from Kosovo with the WADADA News for Kids youth price 2016 at a youth video festival in New York.
Nominees of the Free Press Awards announced
The journalists Claudia Duque, Hamid Mir and Mohamed al-Qadhi are the nominees for the 'Most Resilient Journalist Award 2016'.
Russia: end wrongful prosecution of journalists
On September 5th, independent journalist Zhalaudi Geriev, was convicted and sentenced to three years in prison by Chechen court in Russia.
Audience survey WADADA News for Kids
Earlier this year WADADA News for Kids conducted an audience survey. A study to the reach and impact of the WADADA News for Kids network.
Syria Audience Research 2016
Over the past years, Syria has faced a devastating civil war, creating an environment in which media operation has become increasingly difficult.