By dismissing this case, you will send a clear message that independent journalism is protected by your administration and that journalists can cover the news without fear of facing charges in connection with their reportingIFJ urges Yemen president to drop charges Dec 28, 2007
We need more safety training, better equipment to protect media staff at work and more humanitarian aidMedia leaders call for protection in Iraq Dec 27, 2006
The unrelenting tide of violence in this undeclared civil war continues to sweep over media152nd journalist killed in Iraq Oct 16, 2006
This war has been the most televised conflict in historyJournalists' union slams deaths in Iraq Apr 08, 2003
There is no doubt at all that these attacks could be targeting journalistsJournalists' union slams deaths in Iraq Apr 08, 2003
Aidan White is a journalist, who has been the General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists since 1987. He previously worked for several newspapers in the United Kingdom. He was with The Guardian in London prior to joining the IFJ. He is a long-time campaigner for journalists' rights and is a former activist with the National Union of Journalists in Great Britain and Ireland.
He was born in the Creggan area of Derry City in N Ireland in 1951.
His recent publications include Journalism, Civil Liberties and the War on Terror (2006), Making a World of Difference: the Story of Global Unions(2006) and To Tell You the TRUTH: the Ethical Journalism Initiative (2008)