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Sudan shuts more media

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the decision by Sudan’s Empowerment Removal Committee (ERC) to forcibly close Taiba radio and TV channel on August 6, resulting in this dismissal of 105 journalists and media workers. “The government of Sudan is suppressing […]

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IPI condemns attacks on journalists in South Sudan

South Sudanese authorities must investigate assaults on journalists covering anti-United States protests this week in the capital city, Juba, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. The attacks occurred on Tuesday as hundreds of South Sudanese demonstrated against a recent United States arms embargo in front of the United States embassy and United Nations mission […]

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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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IPI blasts South Sudan’s refusal to probe reporter’s death

The International Press Institute today (IPI) condemned the South Sudanese government’s refusal to investigate the death of a freelance journalist killed on Saturday in fighting between government forces and rebels, and it demanded that authorities meet their obligation to distinguish journalists covering conflict from combatants. The 26-year-old freelance journalist from the United States, Christopher Allen, […]

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