BELARUS. (Exclusive). Lukashenka Keeps Destroying Independent Press – Natallia Radzina

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. On January 24 one of the most long-standing independent sites “Charter’97” was blocked by the decision of the Ministry of Information. The chief editor of the site Natallia Radzina stresses that repressions against the opposition media started almost 20 years ago. “In 1997 the Human Rights Initiative “Charter’97” was… Read More

RUSSIA. After the death of his colleague, a Russian journalist is afraid of returning home

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. At least 58 journalists have been killed in Russia since 1993, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. That includes several Novaya Gazeta journalists who were killed or died in mysterious circumstances since 2000. When the Russian reporter left her hometown of Ekaterinburg, Russia in early 2014 to move to… Read More

RUSSIA. Kseniya Kirillova: Moscow’s bloody list

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. Feb. 27 marked exactly six months since the death of my close friend and colleague, Russian and Ukrainian journalist Aleksandr Shchetinin. And the following day, Feb. 28, marked the second anniversary of the murder of Russian political figure Boris Nemtsov. At first glance it might appear that there is… Read More

21 century. How Should the Media Cover Nazis?

By Jonathan Chait, Ed Kilgore, Ezekiel Kweku, Eric Levitz, and Max Read This weekend, the New York Times published a profile of an American white nationalist and Nazi sympathizer, which was controversial for its tone and approach. It also sparked a discussion about how the media should cover Nazis and the Nazi-adjacent. Five New York writers tried to sort it out.… Read More

UZBEKISTAN. Amnesty International advises against the detention of Uzbek journalist

Zaynab M. Dost Amnesty International, an international human rights NGO, advises against the detention of Uzbek journalist Khudoberdi Nurmatov (also known by name Ali Feruz)  by the Russian authorities.  Amnesty’s Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia, Denis Krivosheev, said Moscow must release the journalist and ensure his safety and protection. Khudoberdi Nurmatov was arrested… Read More

GERMANY. Cultivating hatred in the people gives rise to genocide, new concentration camps

by Peter Stano – journalist Взращивание ненависти в народе порождает геноцид и новые концлагеря.   Январь 2014. Кажется обычный день. Революция в Украине, протесты против президента во Франции, где то теракты. . . Но знаем ли мы о новой угрозе сегодня? О ней написал немец Мартин Нимеллер. Это его слова: «Когда нацисты пришли за коммунистами, я… Read More

WORLD. Can Mark Zuckerberg control the global Internet?

by Peter Stano – journalist. Billions of people use the Internet. Just like the owner of his own home closes his house to the castle, also people want security in the global Internet. What is really happening? Why Mark Zuckerberg and other people interfere in the lives of billions of people and want to control… Read More

UNITED KINGDOM. The Death of an Honest and Courageous Man

Susan Benn. Journalist. Unfortunately good people die. Gavin MacFadyen. We are extremely sad to announce the death of Gavin MacFadyen, CIJ’s Founder, Director and its leading light. Gavin died of lung cancer surrounded by loved ones in London. Over his lifetime Gavin was a fierce defender of justice and human rights around the world. He was a… Read More

The task of “Investigative Journalism”

The task of “Journalistic Investigations” is not only to expose or scandal. The investigation of our journalists is that justice would triumph. That would expose the mafia and corruption ties. And this is a long and systematic investigation, which would subsequently make a publication about the facts sheltered from society.


Quality journalism is having a hard time surviving in the digital era. Now crowdfunding platform Uncoverage provides a way to enable the public to support investigative reporting.   The growth of the Internet and new information and communication technologies are compromising the future of quality journalism. A recentreport on journalism in the United States entitled ‘The… Read More

ITALY. We were made slaves. Journalistic investigation in Italy.

by Peter Stano – Journalist That would expose the mafia and corruption tie   In Italia milioni di persone acquistano i prodotti nei supermercati del paese, dove nonostante i controlli vengono venduti generi alimentari prodotti e provenienti da Aziende Italiane e della Comunita’ Europea, con condizioni sanitarie precarie creando una minaccia per la salute dei consumatori.… Read More