Abduction of Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari

Women journalists in Pakistan are increasingly under attack. “This abduction is a warning ahead of elections. Women journalists doing important work in Pakistan are increasingly becoming targets of state intimidation, their work on critical issues is being obstructed,” said CFWIJ founder Kiran Nazish.

The Coalition For Women In Journalism condemns Turkish court’s decision to convict journalist Ayla Albayrak for her reporting.

New York, October 11, 2017 -- We are outraged at the Turkish court for sentencing journalist Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison. The court said she was guilty of engaging in terrorist propaganda in support of a banned Kurdish separatist organization through her reporting with the Wall Street Journal, where Ayla … Continue reading The Coalition For Women In Journalism condemns Turkish court’s decision to convict journalist Ayla Albayrak for her reporting.