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Somaliland: Two journalists jailed for reporting on a prison fight

The IPI global network calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Somaliland journalists Mohamed Adbi Sheikh Mohamed of MM Somali TV and Adijabar Mohamed Hussein of Horncable. The two journalists were sentenced to 16-month prison terms on May 23 by a court in Hargeisa for reporting on a prison fight at Hargeisa Central Prison. […]

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Italy: Concern after authorities search Report editorial office and home of journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) and partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) today express serious concern over the searches carried out by police at the offices of Rai 3’s investigative programme ‘Report’ and the home of investigative journalist Paolo Mondani. We urge the Italian Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate (DIA) to provide assurances that […]

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34 rights groups demand independent investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

IPI has joined a coalition of 34 press freedom and human rights groups calling for an immediate and independent investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11. Read the full statement below. We, the undersigned organisations, call for an immediate, thorough, and independent investigation into the killing of veteran […]

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Russia: Bill on extrajudicial closure of media outlets progresses in State Duma

The IPI global network today expressed grave concern over the initial approval by Russia’s State Duma of a new law which would hand the State Prosecutor’s Office formal legal powers to shut down, censor and block the websites of media outlets without a court order. The draft amendments to the media law, which were approved […]

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