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IPI urges Israel to release photojournalist

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, urges the government of Israel to immediately release photojournalist Mustafa Kharouf from detention and refrain from further attempts to deport him to Jordon or any other country. Kharouf has been under detention for over six months, which is a [...]

Von der Leyen urged to prioritize press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined 19 other press freedom and freedom of expression organizations in calling on European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen to prioritize defending press freedom and protecting journalist safety. Von der Leyen will take office on [...]

Anas al-Dyab, Syria

Anas al-Dyab, a video journalist, who contributed for AFP news agency, was killed in a bombing raid in Khan Sheikhun town on July 21. Anas was filming the air raid when we hit by the bomb.

Giornalista italiana vede un peggioramento della libertà di stampa nel paese

Read in English Nel corso di una ricerca dell’International Press Institute (IPI) di Vienna sulla libertà di stampa e le minacce ai cronisti in Italia, Giulia Shaughnessy, collaboratrice dell’IPI, ha parlato con la giornalista Marilù Mastrogiovanni, fondatrice e direttora della testata Il Tacco D’Italia, specializzata in giornalismo investigativo. Per molti anni, Mastrogiovanni ha ricevuto minacce, anche [...]

Interview: Italy’s ‘worsening climate of hate’ toward journalists

Leggi questo articolo in Italiano As part of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s ongoing monitoring of press freedom in Italy, IPI contributor Giulia Shaughnessy spoke with Marilù Mastrogiovanni, a prominent Italian journalist and founder and editor of the newspaper Il Tacco D’Italia, founded in Lecce, Italy. Mastrogiovanni has been the recipient of growing attacks, including [...]

New Istanbul mayor offers support for press freedom and quality journalism

The newly elected mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem İmamoğlu, lamented the arrests and prosecution of journalists in Turkey yesterday during a meeting with the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom. İmamoğlu met with an IPI delegation comprising IPI Turkey National Committee Chair Kadri Gürsel, Committee [...]

Turkey should pass judicial reform before parliamentary recess

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Turkey to quickly pass a promised judicial reform package that would see journalists who were jailed as part of the Cumhuriyet trial freed pending further appeal. READ FULL STORY ON FreeTurkeyJournalists WEBSITE

IPI launches study on future of quality journalism in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI) today launched a study on the future of quality journalism in Turkey at the Journalists’ Union of Turkey’s (TGS) Press Academy in Istanbul. The study, entitled “‘It Won’t Always Be Like This’: How to Prepare Turkey’s Journalists for a Freer Era”, is based on more than 100 interviews with journalism students, local [...]

Mohamed Sahal Omar, Somalia

Mohamed Sahal Omar, a reporters for SBC TV, was killed on July 12 in Kismayo, Somalia, when a suicide bomber belonging to the Al Shabab group rammed an explsoive-laden car into a hotel building. Some 25 other people, including a journalist Hodan Nalayeh, were also killed in the attack.

Hodan Nalayeh, Somalia

Hodan Nalayeh, a Somalia-born Canadian journalist, was killed on July 12 in Kismayo, Somalia, when Al Shabab rebels attacked a hotel in which she was staying. Her husband and 24 others were also killed in the attack.