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IPI calls on International Criminal Court to investigate attacks on Ukrainian media

Two years after the Russian bombing of the Kyiv TV tower on March 1, 2022, the International Press Institute (IPI) has filed a request with the International Criminal Court (ICC) urging it to investigate six dozen serious attacks on Ukrainian journalists and media as potential war crimes amid Russia’s war of aggression. The 72 cases, […]

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Event recap: IPI delivers press freedom training on elections and access to information with African Union Media Fellows

Between February 21 and 23, 2024, the International Press Institute (IPI) shared its expertise on press freedom monitoring, journalist safety, and access to information with the second cohort of African Union Media Fellows in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union Media Fellowship (AUMF) is a program that aims to empower African media professionals, journalists, and […]

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Myanmar: IPI condemns torturing and killing of journalist in military custody

IPI demands accountability for the killing of Myanmar journalist Myat Thu Tan, who was shot and killed while in military custody in the town of Mrauk-U, in western Rakhine, on January 31. Myat Thu Tan was a contributor for the local media outlet Western News as well as the Democratic Voice of Burma. He previously […]

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Ethiopia: Authorities must release French journalist Antoine Galindo

The IPI global network condemns the arrest and continued detention of French journalist Antoine Galindo over allegations of conspiracy with armed groups for conducting media interviews. We call on Ethiopian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Galindo, and ensure journalists can undertake their work freely and safely.  Galindo, who works for the online news outlet […]

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