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Established by journalists and opinion-formers to facilitate rights of access for journalists, we deal with problems faced by journalists ranging from imprisonment at one extreme to censorship at the other.

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The ICF also deals with issues in relation to xenophobia and disinformation, and has at its heart a concern for Media Ethics. It compiles and publishes a Media Ethics Code.

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The ICF council grants annual international media awards for best practice. They include the Peace Through Media awards for seasoned journalists who have made a seminal contribution to bettering understanding.

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The International Communications Forum endorses to following statement from the Religious Affairs Advisory Council

ISIS - a Statement

We feel that an inability to recognize that there can be life without war, an inability to acknowledge the supreme sanctity of human life, an inability to recognize our shared humanity, is an anathema.

ISIS claims the world is divided between their extremist version of Dar al Islam (the World of Peace) and Dar al Harb (The World of War). They justify their actions by claims that we are approaching the apocalypse. Any claims to such knowledge of the end of times are indefensible claims to know the mind of God as our scriptures warn. Humanity may seem, at times, to be bent on its own destruction but Faith in a merciful God engenders hope not despair, love not hatred, compassion not indifference.

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