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Imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste talks to INSI about media safety (International News Safety Institute)

When Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste and his two colleagues were imprisoned in Egypt on terrorism charges, media safety was cast into the spotlight.

The Australian spent 400 days in jail, following a trial that sparked an international outcry from politicians, diplomats and celebrities who were suddenly made aware of the vulnerability of reporters around the world. 360 more words

West Papua is still dangerous for journalism: Urgent reminder to all foreign journalists applying to report in West Papua

WestPapuaMedia Editorial / Urgent Safety Briefing

May 11, 2015

WestPapuaMedia is greatly concerned that the statements made on May 9 by Indonesian President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo in Jayapura regarding the ending of the foreign media ban for journalists to visit West Papua, is not being given due diligence by foreign media, and reminds all foreign media workers that West Papua is and still remains an incredibly dangerous place for journalists to report, and present an even greater threat to the safety of all journalism sources. 1,258 more words

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