IFJ.org - Asia & Pacific http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en en-UK contact@locarea.com Copyright 2014 International Federation of Journalists Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:47:08 +0200 http://locarea.com contact@ifj.org IFJ.org IFJ Condemns China’s Internet Regulators for Restricting Freedom of Opinion http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/ifj-condemns-chinas-internet-regulators-for-restricting-freedom-of-opinion Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:24:48 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/ifj-condemns-chinas-internet-regulators-for-restricting-freedom-of-opinion#cb95680f4a1fc8a9eaaaca51c40888e0 IFJ.org Vale Laisa Taga http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/vale-laisa-taga The International Federation of Journalists is saddened to hear of the passing of trailblazing Fijian journalist Laisa Taga. During her time as a journalist, an editor and a media executive, Taga became one of the Fiji media community’s most respected voices.   Taga, 56, passed away at her home amongst her family in Cunningham, Suva on Friday April 4 after battling cancer.   During her stellar career Taga , who hailed from Bua province in northern Fiji, represented her country in athletics during the 1974 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, became the nation’s first female editor of a daily paper and was appointed the editor-in-chief of the Pacific region’s biggest magazine publishing company.   Glowing accolades from Fiji’s journalism community have flown since Taga’s passing on Friday.]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 02:04:37 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/vale-laisa-taga#07a2c2152db3e63ca35045f22a644e80 IFJ.org Chinese Police Illegally Copy Journalists’ Reporting Materials http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/chinese-police-illegally-copy-journalists-reporting-materials Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:13:40 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/chinese-police-illegally-copy-journalists-reporting-materials#d224029608239ad716bce6110e16678b IFJ.org Reporter Killed in Her Home in Philippines http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/reporter-killed-in-her-home-in-philippines Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:02:08 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/reporter-killed-in-her-home-in-philippines#a53fd42d669f6276b06189a13fe2aed5 IFJ.org Revered Photojournalist Gunned Down in Afghanistan Election Tragedy http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/revered-photojournalist-gunned-down-in-afghanistan-election-tragedy The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Afghanistan Independent Journalist Association (AIJA) strongly condemn the shooting attack that tragically killed an AP photojournalist and injured another journalist in Khost province, Afghanistan on Friday, April 4. She became the fourth journalist fatality in Afghanistan this year as the country headed to the polls. According to reports, an Afghan police officer shot dead Anja Neidringhaus and badly injured reporter Kathy Gannon when they arrived at the premises of the district government in a convoy to cover the preparations for the country's presidential election on Saturday, April 5. Niedringhaus died at the scene from wounds to her head while Gannon was taken to hospital after being shot in the wrist. She later underwent surgery and was described as being in a stable condition and has been talking to medical personnel.]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:58:07 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/revered-photojournalist-gunned-down-in-afghanistan-election-tragedy#82516c1a4535d0b3e4fa86cf2937cd8f IFJ.org Call for Action in India After Gang Rape of Journalist http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/call-for-action-in-india-after-gang-rape-of-journalist Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:49:15 +0200 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/call-for-action-in-india-after-gang-rape-of-journalist#10e35c94724afe277fd7dbfc4b0bba6d IFJ.org Journalists Obstructed as Police Use Force at Taiwan Student Demonstration http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/journalists-obstructed-as-police-use-force-at-taiwan-student-demonstration Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:02:29 +0100 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/journalists-obstructed-as-police-use-force-at-taiwan-student-demonstration#d95813bfa119d2ec77b6f051f7238ffd IFJ.org Journalist and Family Murdered Ahead of Afghanistan Presidential Election http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/journalist-and-family-murdered-ahead-of-afghanistan-presidential-election Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:19:55 +0100 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/journalist-and-family-murdered-ahead-of-afghanistan-presidential-election#4957db0170bd4be59d8839c135108b2c IFJ.org Sri Lankan Free Speech Activists Muzzled http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/sri-lankan-free-speech-activists-muzzled Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:20:36 +0100 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/sri-lankan-free-speech-activists-muzzled#1f90f4cf54ddbe37b595d95e1a9e8b7e IFJ.org IFJ Deeply Saddened by Murder of AFP Journalist in Kabul http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/ifj-deeply-saddened-by-murder-of-afp-journalist-in-kabul Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:01:52 +0100 http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/ifj-deeply-saddened-by-murder-of-afp-journalist-in-kabul#2345451e50d64e0d0276284f901d9be3