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Ecuador: Five letter bombs sent to TV stations and journalists

The IPI global network condemns the recent series of letter-bomb attacks targeting journalists in Ecuador. Authorities in the country must hold those responsible to account and take active steps to protect journalists from violence or any other form of attack on press freedom.  The envelopes were sent from Quinsaloma, Los Ríos province, according to reports. […]

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66 journalists killed in 2022 amid decline in press safety

2022 witnessed a devastating decline in journalists’ safety, as 66 journalists and media workers worldwide were killed in connection with their profession, according to International Press Institute (IPI) data. This figure marks a steep increase from the total of 45 journalists killed in 2021. Spiraling attacks against journalists in Mexico as well as Russia’s full-scale […]

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#IJ4EU: Forbidden Stories continues the work Daphne couldn’t

Just over a year ago, Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in a car bombing outside her home. But the murder did not stop coverage of issues Caruana Galizia had been examining, including corruption, oil smuggling and money laundering in Malta. Instead, it gave rise to the Daphne Project, which brings together journalists […]

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Wave of attacks on Ecuador news sites before election

Lea esta noticia en español. Ecuador’s restrictive communications laws have limited investigative journalism to news websites constantly struggling amid precarious economic circumstances, so the takedown of five online media outlets in less than 72 hours following numerous digital attacks represents a troubling development. The incidents have come ahead of a presidential election set for Feb. […]

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