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Cumhuriyet journalists combat injustice with greater commitment

After a trial lasting 17 months, with independent journalism in the dock, Cumhuriyet journalists and executives were sentenced to between 2 and 8 years.

Turkey’s İdris Sayılğan: Hopeful, but not a prisoner of hope

This article is part of a special IPI series on press freedom and the realities of practising journalism in today’s Turkey, written by those most directly affected: Turkey’s journalists. READ FULL STORY ON FreeTurkeyJournalists WEBSITE

Las querellas a periodistas en España atentan contra la libertad de información

Raquel Ejerique, periodista de eldiario.es, se quedó paralizada unos instantes el pasado 26 de marzo. El programa de televisión en el que participaba como tertuliana conectó en directo con la sede del Partido Popular donde la todavía presidenta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Cristina Cifuentes, había anunciado su comparecencia, por primera vez, para dar explicaciones [...]

IPI condemns sentencing of Egyptian journalist by military court

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists and media executives, today vehemently condemned a jail sentence given to Egyptian freelance journalist and researcher Ismail Alexandrani by a military court. Alexandrani was found guilty of belonging to a banned group and spreading false news and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Arrested [...]

Satire journalist faces jail for ‘insulting Polish nation’

A Polish satire journalist has been indicted on a charge of “insulting the Polish nation” in a column. The column, published in weekly magazine Angora on December 17, 2017, satirized links between the Polish authorities and the Catholic Church. If he is deemed guilty, the columnist, Antoni Szpak, could face up to three years in [...]

Philippine news site Rappler recognized as 2018 Free Media Pioneer

Zur deutschen Version The Philippines-based news website Rappler is the recipient of the 2018 Free Media Pioneer award in recognition of the site’s innovative approach to journalism and audience engagement as well as its determination to hold authorities accountable despite aggressive attacks on its operations. The annual Free Media Pioneer award was established by IPI [...]

Philippinische Nachrichtenseite Rappler erhält Free Media Pioneer Award 2018

Read in English Die philippinische Nachrichtenseite Rappler ist der diesjährige Preisträger des Free Media Pioneer Award 2018, der dem Nachrichtenportal für die innovativen journalistischen Methoden und die Einbeziehung des Publikums, sowie die Entschlossenheit, die Behörden trotz zahlreicher Angriffe kritisch in die Pflicht zu nehmen, verliehen wird. Der Free Media Pioneer Award wird von IPI seit [...]

Angola’s Rafael Marques named 70th IPI Press Freedom Hero

Português Zur deutschen Version Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose corruption and human rights abuses in his native Angola, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 70th World Press Freedom Hero. IPI also announced the Philippine news website Rappler as the recipient of the 2018 [...]

Rafael Marques aus Angola zum 70. IPI Press Freedom Hero ernannt

Der Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais aus Angola ist vom International Press Institute (Internationales Presse Institut, IPI) zum 70. World Press Freedom Hero ernannt worden. In seinem Heimatland berichtet er über Korruption und Menschenrechtsverletzungen und musste dafür über Jahrzehnte hinweg Schikane seitens der Regierung ertragen.

Angolano Rafael Marques nomeado 70º Herói da Liberdade de Imprensa do IPI

Read in English Zur deutschen Version O jornalista Rafael Marques de Morais, que tem enfrentado décadas de assédio e processos jurídicos ao revelar a corrupção e os abusos de direitos humanos na sua Angola natal, foi nomeado o 70º Herói Mundial da Liberdade de Imprensa do Instituto Internacional da Imprensa (IPI). O IPI também revelou [...]