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IPI urges G20 leaders to commit to press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, has urged the leaders of the G20 to commit themselves to defending press freedom in their countries and around the world. “As the leaders of G20 prepare to meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss fair and sustainable development, they […]

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En peligro la existencia de la CIDH por falta de financiación

Read this statement in English. El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés), escritores y miembros de la red de Intercambio Internacional por la Libertad de Expresión (IFEX) instan a todos los estados miembros, observadores permanentes y otros donantes potenciales de la OEA a que reconsideren su falta de apoyo económico […]

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Argentine Supreme Court upholds license limits

Robustly defending the “collective right” to self-expression, the Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld legislation establishing limits on the number of broadcasting licences a particular company could hold. The Oct. 29 ruling brings an end to a five-year legal battle between the Argentine government and the Grupo Clarín media conglomerate, which had argued that the […]

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Argentine court grants Clarín reprieve in battle over media law

An Argentine court yesterday granted a last-minute injunction blocking the application of key parts of the country’s new media law, allowing media conglomerate Grupo Clarín to avoid government seizure of radio and television licenses in excess of limits contemplated by the law. The decision by the Federal Civil and Commercial Court extends a previous hold […]

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