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Albania: Accredited journalists to face unequal access restrictions in parliament

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) in writing to the speaker of the Albanian Parliament to raise shared concerns over restrictive and unequal new rules for accredited journalists inside the building. The groups raise a number of issues and urge the National Assembly to reconsider the rules to […]

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MFRR writes to Albanian PM after seizure order against news outlet Lapsi

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFFR) in writing to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to express deep concern over the recent seizure order approved by a judge against online news outlet after it revealed the existence of a massive voter database.  ————– To: Edi […]

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New member interview (Albania): “We believe in what Exit does and what it needs to do”

IPI is proud to welcome the Albanian news portal Exit, together with Exit editors Alice Taylor, Bledar Qalliu and Neritan Sejamini, as new members of its global network. Exit was started in 2015 as a blog site by lecturers at the University of Tirana in social and political sciences. It was created as a way of […]

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IPI condemns detention and assault of journalists documenting police violence in Albania

Authorities in Albania must open an investigation into a recent string of unjustified detentions of journalists and immediately respond to allegations of reporters being assaulted by police whilst in custody, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. Over a two-day period starting on Friday, November 11, three journalists including one editor-in-chief were detained in the […]

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