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Greece: IPI welcomes legal victory for journalist left deaf after police flash grenade attack

The International Press Institute (IPI) today welcomes the long-overdue victory for Greek journalist and IPI member Manolis Kypraios in his legal case against the Hellenic police over the hearing loss he suffered due to a flash grenade thrown at him during his coverage of a protest in 2011. In December 2022, the Administrative Court of […]

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India: IPI demands full accountability for killing of journalist Shashikant Warishe

The IPI global network calls for full accountability for the brutal killing of Indian journalist Shashikant Warishe, whose reporting exposed illegal land grabs by a wealthy businessman with links to top government figures. We welcome reports of a swift arrest in this case and urge authorities to carry out a thorough and independent investigation to […]

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Ukraine: New MFRR report documents attacks on media amidst conflict

This text is part of the 2023 Monitoring Report published by the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) consortium, of which the International Press Institute (IPI) is a member. Read the full report here.   Media freedom in Ukraine faced the greatest crisis in the country’s modern history in 2022. Russia’s full-scale invasion in February posed […]

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Bangladesh: IPI condemns continued government harassment of journalist Rozina Islam

The IPI global network condemns the Bangladeshi government’s continued harassment of journalist Rozina Islam. Authorities must immediately drop all charges against her and respect the right of journalists to report on topics of public interest. On January 23, 2023, over seven months after a final police report found that Islam should be cleared of charges […]

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