UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria

UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released its biennial report on the Safety of Journalist and Danger of Impunity which analysed and condemned the 593 killings of journalists globally and in Nigeria between January 1, 2006

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The Martin Ennals Foundation Calls for Nominations for its 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award

The Martin Ennals Foundation Calls for Nominations for its 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award

🕔16:00, 31.Oct 2014

The Martin Ennals Foundation is calling for nominations of an individual or organisation for the award of it 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award in recognition of their commitment and ongoing efforts in the defense and promotion of human rights. The

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WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence

WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence Updated

🕔15:59, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has honored 12 newspaper and news publishing associations as “Centers of Youth Engagement Excellence”. This was in appreciation of the associations’ long-term commitment of engaging young people with news and also

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WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

🕔15:58, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called for concerted global effort to end impunity for the killers of journalists and provide greater protections for media working in conflict areas. This was issued in a resolution on

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EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism’

EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism’

🕔15:57, 31.Oct 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on October 7, 2014 released a study which highlighted the notion that ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism.’ The study was published by the European Federation

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Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship

Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship

🕔15:55, 31.Oct 2014

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has been nominated to be conferred with the “Fellow of the Institute of Information Management (FIIM)” following his exemplary performance over the years in the society and Industry. This

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World Day for Decent Work: IFJ Calls on Media Companies to Improve Journalists’ Work Conditions

World Day for Decent Work: IFJ Calls on Media Companies to Improve Journalists’ Work Conditions

🕔15:53, 31.Oct 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on media companies to work with journalists to improve their work conditions. It also welcomed a study by its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), which highlights the idea that

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MRA, PPDC to Appeal Ruling Striking Out Suit Against NCAA Over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔15:04, 28.Oct 2014

Lagos, Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) said today that they have instructed their lawyers to appeal yesterday’s ruling by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos

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Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔13:56, 24.Oct 2014

Lagos, Wednesday, October 22, 2014: A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will deliver judgment on October 27 in a suit filed against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development

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APAI Working Group Asks AU, UNESCO to Proclaim September 28 Right to Information Day Updated

🕔14:57, 26.Sep 2014

Windhoek, Namibia, 26 September 2014:  As information activists around the world celebrate the right to information on 28 September, the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) has reiterated its call to UNESCO and the African Union (AU) to formally

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