INSI news BY Juan Carlos

On the road in the Taliban’s Afghanistan

INSI news BY Elena Cosentino, INSI Director

INSI members’ co-operation goes from strength to strength in 2021

INSI news BY INSI

INSI's Know Your Rights Guide: legal recourse against online harassment

INSI news BY Cilla Benkö

It is toxic for society when crime goes unpunished

An experienced freelance photojournalist known as Juan Carlos spoke to INSI about his three-month stint in Afghanistan, his many trips across the country, and the time when a car ashtray saved his pictures and, possibly, his life.

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INSI's Annual Report for 2021 has arrived. Download it now.

Much of INSI’s activity in 2021 has been devoted to supporting our members’ international news coverage in areas of long-term conflict or instability such as Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Belarus, Gaza or Haiti.

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INSI have partnered with UNESCO and TrustLaw, part of the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), to create a practical guide to give journalists the legal tools they need to deal with online harassment. The Know Your Rights (KYR) guide is a legal manual for journalists worldwide to use, launched at the TRF Trust Conference 2021.

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In nine cases out of ten, around the world, a person who kills a journalist is not punished. In Sweden, many journalists lack confidence in the capacity of the legal system to deal with hate and threats targeting them. When crime goes unpunished, serious boundaries of thought are shifted.

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INSI's Know Your Rights Guide

2021


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INSI's Annual Report 2021

INSI members’ co-operation goes from strength to strength in 2021


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JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK

  • Africa
    • Somalia

      Prominent Somali journalist killed in targeted suicide attack

    • Congo

      Journalist and his wife murdered after receiving threats from militia forces

    • Congo

      Congolese journalist brutally killed

    • Mexico

      Alfredo Cardoso Echevarría, a journalist, killed in Acapulco, Mexico

    • Mexico

      Mexican journalist Fredy López shot

    • Mexico

      Mexican journalist murdered in Morelos

    • Myanmar

      Freelance photojournalist dies in military custody in Myanmar

    • Philippines

      Filipino journalist killed in drive-by shooting

    • India

      Reporter and activist in Eastern Indian state of Bihar found dead

    • Netherlands

      Dutch crime reporter dies nine days after shooting

    • Greece

      Greek crime journalist shot dead in Athens in ‘execution-style’ murder

MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES

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