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IPI condemns third cyber libel charge against Maria Ressa

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned a third cyber libel case against Philippine editor Maria Ressa and urged that it be dropped immediately. The latest charge together with an arrest warrant were issued against Ressa, the founder of news portal […]

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IPI condemns second cyber libel charge against Maria Ressa

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned a second cyber libel case against Maria Ressa and urged that it be dropped immediately. The founder of news portal Rappler.com and a member of IPI’s Executive Board, Ressa was charged with cyber libel […]

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Journalist shot dead in the Philippines

Authorities in The Philippines should fully investigate the circumstances of the killing of freelance journalist Ronnie Villamor in the Masbate province town of Milagros, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. Villamor was fatally shot on Saturday November 14 in what Milagros police chief Major Aldrin Rosales called an “encounter” with soldiers who were searching […]

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Another journalist killed in Philippines

The Philippine government should swiftly investigate the gruesome murder of journalist Virgilio Maganes and bring the killers to justice, the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, said today According to media reports, Virgilio ‘Vir’ Maganes, a reporter for the local news outlet the Northern Watch, […]

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