HEFAT course in Lviv. 24th to 26th June 2022. The Frontline Club and Frontline Freelance Register are offering the 5th free HEFAT course in Ukraine. Applications are now open. Please register and wait for your application to be approved. We have 20 places. For security reasons, we need you to upload a scan of your … Read moreHEFAT Course in Lviv 24th June.
Pussy Riot member and political activist Aysoltan Niyazova was arrested under false pretences at the Croatian border on May 29 2022. She is now in danger of being extradited to Turkmenistan where she could face the death penalty. Aysoltan Niyazova’s arrest was reported on Instagram by fellow Pussy Riot member Olga Borisova. Niyazova was not … Read morePress release: Unlawful arrest of Pussy Riot member and political activist Aysoltan Niyazova
Following on from a popular Frontline Freelance Register online event with photojournalist Fabio Bucciarelli at the beginning of the pandemic about how to report on Covid safely, we hosted another event with him focusing on journalist safety in Ukraine.
Fabio has recently returned from spending the first month of the war reporting for several European media outlets. He was in conversation with FFR Board Member Zoe Flood.
As part of its campaign for the safety of freelance journalists and local field producers in Ukraine, the Frontline Club and Frontline Freelance Register are running a series of HEFAT course in Lviv, Ukraine.
The course is designed to be country specific and is aimed at people who will traveling to, and working in, Ukraine’s hot spots. The course will be in two sections. The first, security and hostile environment training, will be classroom based in Lviv centre and will cover all aspects of working in a hostile environment.
Western Ukraine’s city of Lviv was struck by four Russian missiles in the early hours this morning. The death toll rose to seven in the early afternoon.
The sound of air raid sirens wailing across Lviv woke us at 7:45.
Our phones started pinging frantically as messages were swapped on social media: there had been a missile strike on Lviv.
After last month’s epic lighting up of the Russian embassy in the colours of the Ukraine flag, the Frontline Club has set up an operation base in Lviv, Ukraine. We aim to run a series of hostile environment and battlefield first aid courses for freelance journalists covering the conflict. Lviv Train Station. Photo by Paul … Read moreLviv – Ukraine by Paul Conroy
#Straight From The Frontline Straight From The Frontline (#SFTF) is a new initiative aiming to provide urgent practical help to support freelance journalists on the frontline in Ukraine. It’s a development from the Frontline Club Freelance Registry ‘FFR’ which has experience of providing press cards and equipment, and continues to be a collective voice representing … Read moreStraightFromTheFrontline – Fundraiser Ukraine
FFR elects its board through its membership every two years. From January 2020 and for another 2 years, Zoe Flood, Laura Battaglia al Jalal, Vaughan Smith, Pierre Alozie, Sharron Ward, Anna Lekas Miller and Ramon Campos Iriarte are now elected members of the board of the Frontline Freelance Register.
Publishing agreements or contracts have a direct impact on the safety of freelance journalists. In partnership with the ACOS Alliance and with the legal support of The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, we have developed a template agreement and two supportive documents: Our Model Freelance Publishing Agreement seeks to facilitate an agreement between media companies and … Read moreModel Freelance Publishing Agreement
This December, we’re hosting our second seasonal freelancers professional networking event, the Freelancer Christmas Lunch! Find out about new, exciting projects, who is working on what, the latest developments of FFR and how maybe how you could become involved too. Hosted by Sarah Giaziri Director of the FFR at the hub of independent journalism, Frontline Club, just around the corner from Paddington … Read moreFrontline Freelance Register – Christmas Lunch & Social