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Georgia: TV channel director Nika Gvaramia sentenced to prison

The IPI global network is alarmed by attacks on press freedom in Georgia, after TV station director Nika Gvaramia was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for corruption in what some say was a politically motivated trial. We call for Gvaramia’s immediate release and urge authorities to respect freedom of the press. A Tbilisi court on […]

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Zimbabwe: Two reporters charged for documenting arrest of local politician

The IPI global network calls on authorities in Zimbabwe to drop charges against journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi, who were arrested on May 7 for violating electoral laws prohibiting people from taking photographs or videos at polling stations. IPI is concerned about the harassment of journalists by police and the misuse of electoral laws […]

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Chile: Journalist dies of injuries sustained while covering protest

The IPI global network urges the Chilean government to take swift action to secure the safety of the press, after the death of journalist Francisca Sandoval, who was shot while covering a Workers’ Day march in Santiago on May 1. Sandoval died of her injuries on May 12. Authorities must conduct a thorough investigation into […]

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Ungarn: Fidesz-Medienrat bringt unabhängigen Sender Tilos Rádió zum Schweigen

Read in English Die Partnerorganisationen der Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) äußern heute ernsthafte Besorgnis über die Entscheidung des von Fidesz kontrollierten Medienrats – der mächtigen Medienregulierungsbehörde des Landes –, die Verlängerung der Frequenzlizenz des unabhängigen Senders Tilos Rádió zu blockieren. Unsere Organisationen sind besorgt, dass diese Entscheidung ein weiterer unverhältnismäßiger Schritt des Medienrats zu […]

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