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The codes of the Khashoggi murder trial: Gruesome details are coming to the surface

The date was October 2, 2018. It was an ordinary business day in Istanbul.  Suddenly, my phone rang while I was sitting at my table in the office of the newspaper…

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IPI condemns phone hacking, smear campaign against Al Jazeera journalist Ghada Oueiss

Prominent Al Jazeera news anchor Ghada Oueiss and her colleague Ola Fares have been targeted in what researchers say is a “systemic” online harassment campaign by Saudi Arabian social media accounts. While Oueiss had been viciously harassed online in the past, the two women were most recently subject to an avalanche of online attacks in […]

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IPI supports call for investigation into hacking of Jeff Bezos’s phone

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today supported the call by two U.N. special rapporteurs for an investigation into the hacking of The Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos by the Saudi government. According to media reports, Bezos’s phone was hacked in 2018 by deploying spyware in a […]

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One year after Khashoggi murder: A global moral failure

It has been one year since Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered and dismembered inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The 58-year-old journalist, who had become known for his criticism of the current Saudi regime, had gone to the consulate to obtain documents related to this upcoming marriage. Saudi agents dissolved his […]

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