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  • JHR Collaborates with Kenya’s Premier Investigative Journalism Outlet to Train Journalists on Investigative Journalism

    Journalists for Human Rights, in collaboration with Africa Uncensored, conducted a three-day investigative journalism workshop for journalists representing different media outlets in Kenya. Taking into consideration the crucial role played by the media in exposing corruption and human rights abuses and holding duty bearers accountable for their actions or inactions in upholding human rights, Journalists

  • MALI: Missing journalists remembered at World Press Freedom Day conference

      To mark World Press Freedom Day, JHR partner Maison de la Presse du Mali held a conference on the state of press freedom during the ongoing transition period in Mali. The event was chaired by the High Authority for Communication (HAC) and the Ministry of Communication and was attended by journalists, schools of journalism,

  • Announcing the Afghan Journalist-in-Residence Project

    May 11, 2022: Journalists for Human Rights is launching a new project to support Afghan media professionals in Canada. The ‘Afghan Journalist-in-Residence Project’ will offer 10 fully paid placements at leading Canadian newsrooms including The Canadian Press, CTV News, Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator and Global News and we look forward to welcoming more publishers

  • 4 Years in South Sudan Leads to Safer Environment for Journalists

    Beginning in February of 2016, JHR implemented the project “Strengthening Media in South Sudan” funded by Global Affairs Canada. The project aimed to enhance public accountability in South Sudan on human rights and good governance issues through working with journalists, media outlets and organizations, civil society organizations and government representatives. Over the course of the

  • Celebrating African Women’s Day – July 31st

    The African Union designated July 31st as the African Women’s Day after the first Pan-African Women’s Conference in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1962. The goal of the day is to celebrate and honour African women’s achievements and reflect on women’s rights. To commemorate African Women’s Day, JHR would like to celebrate and acknowledge exceptional

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