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Honoring women leaders in media: IPI celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, IPI is proud to celebrate some of the remarkable women media leaders and women-led newsrooms across our global network. Throughout the month of March, IPI will spotlight the inspiring and groundbreaking work of 20 individuals and organizations around the world. Among the resilient leaders we recognize are […]

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Italy: MFRR partners strongly condemn investigation into Domani journalists

IPI and the undersigned media freedom and civil society organisations strongly condemn the investigation of three Domani journalists for allegedly receiving confidential documents from a public official and for alleged breaching of secrets through the publication of information contained in those documents. The charges are connected to their reporting on a conflict of interest involving […]

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Egypt: Mada Masr editor faces ‘false news’ charges over story on Gaza refugees

The IPI global network calls on Egyptian authorities to immediately drop charges against Lina Attalah, editor-in-chief of independent news outlet Mada Masr, a past recipient of the IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer award. Additionally, Egypt’s Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) to stop censoring the critical press. Attalah was questioned by prosecutors for nearly two hours on […]

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Azerbaijan: IPI condemns prison sentence handed to Avaz Zeynalli

The IPI global network today condemns the 9-year prison sentence handed to Azerbaijani journalist Avaz Zeynalli, who had been in pre-trial detention since September 2022. On February 27, a court in Baku found Zeynalli guilty of trumped-up extortion charges, which were earlier formulated against him and against lawyer Elchin Sadygov. Prosecutors accused the two of […]

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