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Ethiopia: Internet shutdowns in Tigray persist as Ethiopia hosts UN internet meeting

As a U.N. meeting on internet freedom convenes this week in Ethiopia, the IPI global network urges Ethiopian authorities to immediately restore internet and telecommunications services to more than six million people in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, which has been deprived of these critical communications services since the outbreak of the conflict in this region […]

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Portugal: Press freedom remains robust even as media face resource strains

Press freedom remains strong in Portugal. The country is democratically stable and the risks of government interference in the media are low. Both the constitution and the national Press Law safeguard journalists in their daily reporting. But there are some areas of concern: journalists’ deteriorating work conditions and precarity, as well as significant concentration of media […]

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Somalia: IPI reiterates call for authorities to drop charges against press freedom defender 

The IPI global network reiterates its call on Somali authorities to immediately drop charges against Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, the secretary general of the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS). Mumin was arrested twice in October and faces multiple criminal charges in retaliation for his work in defense of press freedom and independent journalism in Somalia. Authorities must […]

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Colombia: Journalist Wilder Alfredo Córdoba fatally shot

The IPI global network for press freedom strongly condemns the killing of journalist Wilder Alfredo Córdoba in Colombia on November 28, 2022. We call upon the authorities to investigate the murder and bring the perpetrators to justice. A well-known journalist, Córdoba was fatally shot by unknown perpetrators in La Unión, Nariño department, in southwestern Colombia. […]

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