Al Jazeera Network building in Doha, Qatar

Al Jazeera taken off air in Israel

The move to shut down Al Jazeera television operations in Israel widely criticised as a further decline in press freedom during a conflict that has already taken a devastating toll on journalism.  


News leaders express solidarity with journalists in Gaza

News editors and chiefs from over thirty media organisations have signed an open letter calling for journalists in Gaza to be protected.

A journalist and a cameraperson wearing protective gear stand in a field.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 2023

With over 30 journalists killed in the Middle East, the need to protect them and hold perpetrators to account has never been so important.

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.