Category : impunity

#NoImpunity: Crimes against journalists go unresolved

alt informationSince 2004, over 700 journalists have been killed for their reporting. Nine out of 10 of these cases go unpunished.

Index on Censorship’s youth board explores unpunished crimes against journalists

alt informationTo mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, members of Index on Censorship’s youth board prepared a video statement outlining a particular case of impunity

#NoImpunity: Those who attack journalists must be held to account

alt informationToday is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Since 2006, 827 journalists have been killed for their reporting

The people investigating Serbia’s unsolved journalist murders

alt informationSerbia's unique Commission for Investigating Killings of Journalists has come a long way. But founder and chairman, journalist Veran Matic, is paying a high price for justice: he lives under 24/7 police protection

Russia: Two years without justice for murdered journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

alt informationIndex on Censorship and 27 other organisations call for the investigation into his case to be urgently raised to the federal level

Long line of unresolved attacks scars Serbian journalism

alt informationSix months have elapsed since Davor Pasalic, editor of Serbian news agency FoNet, was brutally assaulted by unknown assailants, but police have made no progress in unmasking the culprits or discovering their motives. The attack is just one of a long line of violence against journalists in Serbia.

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

alt informationAhead of the International Day to End Impunity, journalists from around the world tell Index why impunity is a serious threat to free expression

Padraig Reidy: Courageous journalism should not come with a price

alt informationAs the International Day to End Impunity approaches, we must remember not to become enamoured with the idea that a good journalist should die for the cause

Russia: End the cycle of impunity

Aleksandr Bastrykin Head of the Investigative Committee of Russian Federation The Investigative Committee of Russian Federation 105005, Russia, Moscow, Technicheskii Lane, 2 Sunday 2 November 2014 Dear Mr Bastrykin, RE: Request for investigation into the murder of Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev to be transferred to the Central Investigative Department of the Russian Federation’s Investigative Committee. On the […]

Nigeria: Journalists targeted in “war on terror”

Nigeria's security agents have abused the pretext of their own “war on terror” to threaten, harass, arrest, detain, and seize the equipment of local reporters. Alastair Sloan reports

Journalists coming under increased pressure in Brazil

alt informationJournalists continue to come under pressure from police and protesters in Brazil, according to a report released on 8 April, Simone Marques writes

Pakistan: Historic conviction for journalist killers

alt informationGuilty verdict a step forward in fight against impunity. Zofeen Ebrahim reports