Signing Ethical Charter Syria

Ethics in times of war


Over 20 Syrian (new) media institutions signed the Ethical Charter for Syrian Media. A great achievement in a time of war! 

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Ecuador Transparente reveals illegal government spying


The whistleblowing platform reveals that the Ecuadorian government is illigally spying on a wide range of individuals, including foreigners.

Tulip in Azerbaijan?


Emin Milli, 'Azeri rebel with a cause', is nominated for the Human Rights Tulip.  Voting for candidates is open! 

Khadija Ismayilova

Award-winning investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova was jailed at a closed trial


Free Press Unlimited is deeply saddened and concerned about Khadija Ismayilova's 7.5 years sentence in Azerbaijan earlier this week, though this is not coming unexpected. The Azeribaijani government's crackdown on independent journalism and critical voices has already affected many of our colleagues.

Journalist Rasim Aliyev is vermoord

The cycle of violence against journalists in Azerbaijan needs to end


Journalist Rasim Aliyev is murdered; human rights violations increase in the wake of the European Games and the run-up to the parliamentary elections

Burundi, Jan Joseph Stok

International press freedom groups call on Burundi to investigate attacks on journalists


In a statement eighteen press freedom, media development and human rights organizations denounce the continued attacks on and threats to journalists, media workers and human rights defenders In Burundi.

“Radio is important to rebuild Iraq”


“Media brings everyone together. Media is a tool people won’t reject easily. It’s a tool to get more knowledge and solutions, to get your word out”, says Bushra Al Ameen.