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#IPIWoCo2016: Award Ceremony

On the first day of the IPI World Congress in Doha, Qatar, the International Press Institute honoured Iranian journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi and the independent Turkish news platform Medyascope.tv as its 68th World Press Freedom Hero and 2016 Free Media Pioneer, respectively.

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IPI: Mid-East governments must free journalists, respect free expression

Countries across the Middle East must do more to respect press freedom and free expression in both law and practice, leading international journalists gathered in Qatar for the International Press Institute (IPI)’s World Congress said today. IPI members, meeting at their 65th Annual General Assembly in Doha, unanimously adopted four resolutions urging governments in the […]

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Ahmad Zeidabadi: ‘a world sailing faster than ever through history’

The following remarks were delivered by Morten Østervang of the Copenhagen-based International Media Support (IMS) on behalf of Ahmad Zeidabadi, the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2016 World Press Freedom Hero, at a gala dinner and awards ceremony at 2016 World Congress in Doha, Qatar on March 19, 2016. Zeidabadi, who is the subject of a […]

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IPI World Congress honours Iranian, Turkish journalists

Engaging in journalism in Iran can be like “walking on a minefield”, Iranian journalist, academic, writer and political analyst Ahmad Zeidabadi said in a statement delivered on his behalf at a ceremony at the 2016 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress in Doha, where he was honoured in absentia as IPI’s 68th World Press Freedom […]

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