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Vienna Vigil: Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

On the two-year anniversary of the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the International Press Institute (IPI), together with Reporter Ohne Grenzen (Reporters Without Borders Austria) and Presseclub Concordia, today held a vigil outside the Maltese Embassy in Vienna to demand justice for her killing. Read more here.   [/content_box][/content_boxes]  

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Briefing: Daphne Caruana Galizia & Malta’s Threatened Press (Vienna, Sep 13)

Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was known for her fearless coverage of power in her home country of Malta. On Oct. 16, 2017, she was murdered in a car bombing in apparent retaliation for her work. Nearly two years later, Malta has made virtually no progress in finding the mastermind behind the killing. Instead, press […]

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2019 Alfred Fried Photography Award (Vienna, Sept 12, 2019)

For the sixth consecutive year, the International Press Institute (IPI) will partner with the Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber to present the annual Alfred Fried Photography Award. Named for Austrian pacifist, author and 1911 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Alfred Hermann Fried, the Award recognizes the year’s best photograph signifying the theme of peace. The […]

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Der Fall Max Zirngast in der Türkei: Mit Strafrecht gegen die Pressefreiheit? (Wien, April 10, 2019)

Am 10.4., dem Tag vor seinem Prozessbeginn, ist der österreichische Journalist und Aktivist Max Zirngast via Skype zu Gast im Presseclub Concordia. Mit Scott Griffen vom International Press Institute spricht er über die Strafverfolgung von JournalistInnen in der Türkei. In seiner Anklageschrift wird Zirngast die Mitgliedschaft bei einer Terrororganisation unterstellt, deren Existenz nicht bewiesen ist. Die […]

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