Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

34 rights groups demand independent investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

We demand that the government of Israel and all other states fulfil their responsibility to ensure that crimes against journalists are fully investigated and prosecuted.

Al Jazeera Network building in Doha, Qatar

Shireen Abu Aqla: there must be no impunity for perpetrators

It is critical following Shireen Abu Aqla's death that those responsible are held to account, and journalists are guaranteed greater safety.

Journalist protest in Quetta

Pakistan: Journalists face Contempt of Court charges

Journalists face contempt charges for publishing a report revealing corruption, yet another attempt to suppress independent media.

Pakistan Geo

Over 100 days in detention

It has been over 100 days since the arbitrary arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Geo-Jang Group, who remains behind bars in Pakistan. The Public Media Alliance condemns the ongoing detention and continues to call for his release.

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The silence against impunity must end

On the sixth International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the Public Media Alliance calls for greater protections for journalists and their fundamental role in holding power to account.

Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Swedish Radio’s Director-General Cilla Benkö: Punishment for crimes against journalists must be harsher

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on November 2 brings to the public’s attention crimes against journalists all over the world.

media freedom

Impunity for crimes against journalists must end

Media freedom is essential for informed democracy. It is the role of journalists to hold power to account. Yet, every day, that freedom is being eroded by those who wish to see journalists silenced.