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IPI joins statement urging protection of journalists covering Nagorno Karabakh conflict

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, joined 10 partner organisations of the Council of Europe (COE) Platform in raising serious concerns about the risks to physical safety and undue restrictions faced by journalists covering the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh. Earlier this month, IPI condemned […]

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Resumption of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh risks further attacks on journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) today strongly condemned recent attacks on journalists amidst ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh and called for immediate investigations into artillery shelling that has so far wounded at least five reporters. IPI, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, […]

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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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Journalists covering protests in Armenia beaten, detained

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned violent attacks by Armenian police on journalists seeking to cover efforts to disperse street demonstrations in Yerevan and it called on authorities to hold officers involved accountable. “Reports that scores of accredited journalists were beaten and detained, and their equipment destroyed, at the direction of senior police officials […]

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