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Malawi: Arrest of investigative journalist and hacking of website threaten press freedom

The IPI global network is concerned about increasing threats to press freedom in Malawi after the arrest of Gregory Gondwe, the managing director of investigative news website Platform for Journalists (PIJ), and the hacking of PIJ’s website. We urge the government to safeguard the work of the press, which includes the right of journalists to […]

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Malawi: Recent detentions of journalists overshadow positive press freedom image

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the recent harassments of journalists in Malawi and called on the government to uphold press freedom. On April 6, Malawian police summoned Nyasa Times journalist Watipaso Mzungu to a police station in the capital Lilongwe […]

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IPI condemns police attacks on Malawi journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, today condemned Tuesday’s attack on journalists by police in the Malawian capital Lilongwe. According to information gathered by IPI from local sources, police officials assaulted four journalists: Hebert Katanda from Luntha Television, Malumbo Ngwira of MIJ FM, Julius […]

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Malawi newspaper office unsealed by government

The offices of the Times Group, a leading media organization in Malawi, were unsealed by the Malawi Revenue Authority following international condemnation and intervention by the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, journalists and media executives. The editor-in-chief of the Times Group, George Kasakula, said in an email to IPI that the […]

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