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IPI condemns Brazilian president’s threat to jail Greenwald

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has condemned the statement of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro threatening to send noted journalist and co-founder of The Intercept Glenn Greenwald to prison. “President Bolsonaro’s threat to jail Glenn Greenwald is an outrageous and deeply troubling act from […]

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Brazil must ensure end to attacks on Glenn Greenwald

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has urged Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to condemn ongoing attacks by politicians in his party and others on investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald. Greenwald, co-founder of the news website The Intercept and a resident of Brazil, has faced […]

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Mexico most deadly country for journalists in 2017

Mexico was the deadliest country for journalists in 2017 with at least 14* killed, edging out Iraq and Syria, even as the total number who died around the world in connection with their work dropped to its lowest level in a nearly a decade, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. IPI has added 82 […]

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Brazil journalist investigating corruption shot dead

A Brazilian journalist died from five gunshot wounds last Wednesday evening in Minas Gerais state, the fourth journalist killed so far this year in the country. Maurício Campos Rosa – founder and owner of the newspaper O Grito, a free-of-charge biweekly publication – was leaving a friend’s house and approaching a vehicle with his newspaper’s […]

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