Safety for Journalists

Oorlogsfotografe Marielle van Uitert in Afghanistan

Safety for Journalists

Safety is a basic need for independent media. Journalists can only do their work free from violence, free from censorship and free from obstruction.

Our work on safety

Projects on Safety

  • Security training in El Salvador

    Protecting journalists with a legal emergency fund and training

  • Safety training in El Salvador

    Safety training for journalists in Central America

  • Reporters Respond: emergency funding for the media

Our stories on safety for journalists

A protester in Venezuela

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Melanio Escobar: Press freedom in Venezuela in ‘a downward spiral’

Melanio Escobar helps Venezuelan reporters protect themselves with technology. ‘There will be more madness against journalists,’ he tells Free Press Unlimited.

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Kranten kiosk in de Centraal Afrikaanse Republiek

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Journalism in CAR not without danger

In the Central African Republic, journalists who report critically are often murdered, assaulted or threatened.

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Photographer Bnar Sardar by Jodi Hilton

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Gender-based violence against female journalists: A ‘double attack’

Each year, journalists face threats and are even killed for reporting the news. Female journalists face an extra risk: that of being a woman. 

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Safety training for journalists in Central America

Free Press Unlimited initiates safety trainings for journalists. Safety enhances independent quality journalism.

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