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Austrian journalist reflects on now-lifted Ukraine entry ban

Auf Deutsch At the time of this interview, Christian Wehrschütz, a long-time Ukraine and Balkan correspondent for Austria’s ORF public broadcaster is in Vienna. His stay is not entirely voluntary: on March 8, the Ukrainian state imposed an entry ban on him, which was later lifted. Wehrschütz spoke to the International Press Institute (IPI) about […]

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ORF-Korrespondent Christian Wehrschütz im Gespräch über die Ukraine

Read in English Im Moment des Interviews befand sich Christian Wehrschütz, langjähriger Korrespondent des ORFs für die Ukraine und den Balkan, in Wien. Ganz freiwillig ist dieser Aufenthalt nicht, denn am 8. März verhängte der ukrainische Staat ein – inzwischen wieder aufgehobenes – Einreiseverbot gegen den österreichischen Journalisten. Mit dem in Wien basierten International Press […]

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IPI expresses solidarity with Austria news anchor Armin Wolf

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed solidarity with Austrian news anchor Armin Wolf, who has faced repeated verbal attacks for his critical journalism. Wolf, an evening news anchor with the public broadcaster ORF, conducted an interview last week in which he […]

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IPI urges Ukraine to overturn entry ban on Austrian journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today condemned Ukraine’s decision to place an entry ban on respected Austrian correspondent Christian Wehrschütz. The Austrian Foreign Ministry said yesterday in a statement that Ukrainian authorities had confirmed the ban. Wehrschütz has regularly reported from Ukraine, including in areas […]

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