International News Safety Institute


21 May 2024

Unprecedented journalist death toll in Israel-Gaza war

According to the CPJ, at least 107 journalists and media workers have been confirmed dead as of May 21, including 100 Palestinians, 4 Israelis, and 3 Lebanese.

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3 May 2024

A day for action, not words: World Press Freedom Day 2024

Big speeches about the importance of journalism will be made today by the very political leaders who are not delivering on the commitments they made on World Press freedom day a year ago. It’s time to call their bluff, starting from Gaza, writes INSI Director Elena Cosentino.

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25 April 2024

Working with High-Risk Advisors in the Field

News organisations are increasingly turning to high-risk advisors to accompany news teams on dangerous assignments, but what is actually required of them? And how do you pick the right match for your journalists and your deployment?

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17 April 2024

INSI announces new chair Fran Unsworth

Fran Unsworth has been appointed as the new chair of the International News Safety Institute (INSI).

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12 March 2024

Nils Horner was killed while doing his job

Cilla Benkö, Director General of Swedish Radio, Vice President of the EBU and INSI board member, marks the ten years since Swedish Radio foreign correspondent Nils Horner was killed in Kabul.

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11 February 2024

Death, exhaustion and suspicion: AFP journalists on the horrors of Gaza

Every day since October 7, AFP's team of journalists in Gaza have been risking their lives to cover a war that has shaken the world. They have all had to flee their homes, working without respite in the shadow of death in a territory they are not allowed to leave.

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8 February 2024

When all else fails. INSI First Aid guide for journalists in a war zone

Understanding the basics of emergency medical care and carrying a trauma kit are the most fundamental needs of journalists in war zones. That all of our colleagues should be properly trained and equipped is at the heart of INSI’s mission.

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31 January 2024

Killing the Messenger 2023

INSI's annual report of media casualties, Killing the Messenger 2023, is out now.
As the toxicity of the public discourse about the Israeli and Palestinian issue clouds pretty much everything, we risk losing perspective as to why we keep and publish this tally of dead journalists in the first place.

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20 December 2023

INSI Annual Report 2023

This year we marked INSI’s 20th anniversary. It now feels like a small miracle that we managed to squeeze in a proper in-person celebration in London, attended by INSI’s 50 member organisations and other allies, just before the awful events of October 7th.

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15 December 2023

INSI joins call for an end to killing of journalists in Gaza

INSI has joined a coalition of 2000+ journalists, media workers and organisations calling for an end to the killing of journalists in Gaza and the wider region, and for the protection of all journalists by all parties.

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