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July 4, 2014

IFJ condemns Taipei police for obstructing journalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Taiwan Journalists Association (TJA), in condemning the police of New Taipei City for abusing their powers by intercepting and threatening a journalist who was doing his job. On June 26, Lin Yu-you , a journalist for New Talk online media, was obstructed, threatened and jostled by police when he was trying to report on the arrest of several protestors who were demonstrating against the visit of China's Taiwan Affairs... MORE
March 27, 2014

Journalists obstructed as police use force at Taiwan protest

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) have condemned the restraining of media reporting on a student-led demonstration in Taiwan which led to a violent confrontation between police and protestors earlier this week. This week, the ATJ issued a declaration on the infringement of coverage with calls for police education in the wake of the heavy-handed police response. Beginning late Sunday evening, March 23, 2014, the National... MORE