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New Research: Alarming Evidence of Online Attacks on Women Journalists Leading to ‘Real World’ Violence

The insidious problem of online violence against women journalists is increasingly spilling offline, with potentially deadly consequences, a new global survey suggests. Twenty percent of women journalists and media workers who participated in the survey – run by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – reported being targeted with offline abuse and attacks that they believe were connected with online violence they had experienced.

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New landmark report calls on Media Freedom Coalition States to create an emergency visa for journalists at risk

A new advisory report published today by the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom chaired by Lord Neuberger and Amal Clooney finds that journalists face unprecedented risks to their safety and makes a number  of key recommendations to States, including the introduction of an emergency visa for journalists at risk. 

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CFOM endorses report on Providing Safe Refuge to Journalists at Risk by the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom

The Centre for Freedom of the Media welcomes and endorses the Report being published today the independent High-Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom on Providing Safe Refuge to Journalists at Risk. The Centre fully supports the Panel’s key message to State authorities that they must take proactive and effective actions to implement the Recommendations set out in the Report to be in compliance with their legal and political obligations.

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HCPB Hub member Frank Möller launches new website on visual culture in peacebuilding

Frank Möller together with his colleague Rasmus Bellmer, KONE Foundation grantees from Tampere Peace Research Institute, have created a new website which focuses on visual culture in peacebuilding. It serves as a hub for researchers, artists and anyone interested in the link between visual culture and peace, exploring the role of images in peace and peace processes.

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