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IPI condemns attacks on Iraqi media covering protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned recent violence against journalists and TV stations covering demonstrations in Iraq and called for an investigation into raids on several broadcasters. As many as 24 reporters were beaten with electric batons, live bullets and tear […]

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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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#IPIWoCo interviews Hélène Sallon on reporting on ISIS

Hélène Sallon was part of the panel “Terrorism & News Media: Publishing News, Publicizing Terrorism” at the 2017 IPI World Congress in Hamburg on May 19, 2017.

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Kurdish journalist dies covering Mosul offensive

The International Press Institute (IPI) today mourned the death of a female Kurdish journalist who died in a roadside blast near Mosul in Iraq on Saturday. Shifa Gardi, a 30-year-old reporter and anchor for the Iraqi Kurdish TV channel Rudaw, was working on a story on the Islamic State group when a bomb detonated, killing […]

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