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Coalition Against Online Violence

Media Defence has joined forces with the Coalition Against Online Violence to combat online violence against journalists. The Coalition offers support, bolsters journalists’ digital security and empowers media to keep their employees safe.

Featured Cases

Gendered Violence: International Women’s Day Webinar To mark International Women’s Day, we hosted a webinar on the 8th March 2022. Together with the International Women’s Media Foundation (the IWMF), we discussed the gendered violence women journalists face around the world, and the resources and tools available to support them. The Context On 25 May 2000, investigative reporter Jineth Bedoya Lima…

Claudia Duque: Fighting State Surveillance in Colombia

“I ask myself every day whether I'm able to continue with all of this. But I have never doubted that this is my profession and what I want to do.” Claudia Duque, interviewed by Nicolas Guzman 2019 for The courageous and passionate Claudia Duque is an award-winning Colombian journalist who, along with her daughter,…

Fatu Camara: A Gambian trailblazer

Journalist Impact: Interview with Fatu Camara Fatou Camara (otherwise known as Fatu) is an impressive journalist. Working under a dictator, she established Gambia’s first talk show, which quickly became the most watched show in the country. In 2013, she was detained by the Gambian Security Agency. Following her release, she fled to Senegal and has…