• In the Loop

    Cover: Our eyes, our future, our dreams...
    Friday, December 2, 2016

    Special Edition: Since January 2016, 38 percent of new arrivals to Greece have been children. Yet we rarely hear what they have to say. This week Internews presents an eight-page special issue of In The Loop featuring the voices and artwork of refugee and migrant children in Greece.

  • The Fight for Free Expression is More Important than Ever

    Monday, November 21, 2016

    Only 13% of the global population enjoys a robust free press where the safety of journalists is guaranteed. We are reminded that we must never take for granted our capacity to express our ideas, to challenge authority and engage in healthy debate. We must cherish and nurture our freedoms, seeking always to improve our media, challenging them and ourselves to do better and to do more.

    Read an op-ed by Internews President Jeanne Bourgault

  • The most important delegation of COP22

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    For the last six years, an unlikely delegation has helped to shape vital information coming out of COP, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It’s not a powerful committee of statesmen. It’s not a global media channel. It’s not a fly-in of Hollywood stars and activists. 

    It’s a group of reporters that hail from far flung corners of the world. And in many cases, it’s their countries and their homes that will be hit hardest by climate change. 

    Read more

  • Media Associations of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Join Forces to Confront the Challenges that Journalists in the Region Face

    Three people sit at a table in front of a audience
    Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    On October 25, the President of the Journalists Association of Guatemala (Asociación de Periodistas de Guatemala, APG), Ileana Alamilla; the President of the Press Association of Honduras (Asociación de Prensa Hondureña, APH), Carlos Ortiz; and the President of the Journalists Association of El Salvador (Asociación de Periodistas de El Salvador, APES), Serafín Valencia; met in San Salvador, El Salvador to analyze the state of journalism in the Central America region. 

  • “We were all Slaves”

    Friday, November 4, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    An investigative report by Burmese journalist Swe Win has revealed that abuses and exploitation are rife in Myanmar’s prison labor camps. Interviews with ex-prisoners and former prison officials document that convicts are forced to pay bribes or perform backbreaking manual labor, sometimes resulting in death.

  • “We were all Slaves”

    Friday, November 4, 2016

    An investigative report by Burmese journalist Swe Win has revealed that abuses and exploitation are rife in Myanmar’s prison labor camps. Interviews with ex-prisoners and former prison officials document that convicts are forced to pay bribes or perform backbreaking manual labor, sometimes resulting in death. 

    Read more

  • New Mixed Migration Platform launched in MENA

    Monday, October 31, 2016

    AMMAN, Jordan — On Monday, seven NGOs launched a mixed migration platform to deliver research, analysis and policy recommendations for a better understanding of mixed migration patterns in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and enhance the protection of, and information available to, people on the move.

    The Mixed Migration Platform (MMP), funded by the UK and Switzerland, aims to provide quality information and protection-sensitive analysis to improve decision-making, both for people on the move through the Middle East and Europe, as well as host governments and humanitarian organisations who are involved in the response.