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Poland: Media regulator probe into TVN documentary sparks renewed licence concerns

The International Press Institute (IPI) today raises the alarm about an investigation opened by Poland’s broadcast media regulator against television network TVN over a documentary it broadcasted which reported new revelations surrounding the 2010 Smoleńsk air disaster. On December 30, 2022, the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT), which has long been controlled by allies of the […]

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Belarus: Tut.by journalists face 12 years in prison in ‘surrealistic’ case

The International Press Institute (IPI) condemns the criminal proceedings opened by a court today in Minsk against five editors and journalists at Belarusian media outlet Tut.by. IPI and our global network denounce this glaring case of persecution of journalists at the now-banned independent media outlet and demand their immediate release. On Monday, January 9, proceedings […]

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Brazil: Journalists attacked during storming of democratic institutions

The International Press Institute (IPI) is alarmed by reports that multiple journalists in Brazil were attacked by supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro while those supporters stormed government buildings in the capital Brasilia on January 8. At least 12 journalists were physically attacked or threatened, and some reported having their equipment broken or stolen, according […]

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Bangladesh: Environmental journalist Abu Azad severely beaten and abducted

IPI strongly condemns the attack last month on journalist Bangladeshi Abu Azad, an environmental journalist and correspondent for The Business Standard, who was beaten and robbed as he reported on a story about highly polluting brick kilns.  On December 25, Azad was photographing allegedly illegally operating brick kilns in Rangunia region in Chattogram, southeastern Bangladesh, […]

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