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IPI joins Anti-SLAPP Declaration and Call To Action

Following the first European Anti-SLAPP Conference, the International Press Institute (IPI) joins its partners in the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) in calling on governments across Europe to take immediate legislative and practical action to protect journalists and other public watchdogs from the growing threat of Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs). SLAPPs are […]

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Turkey: 11 Kurdish journalists detained in simultaneous house raids

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists, and media executives, condemns the detention of 11 Kurdish journalists in Turkey on October 25, 2022. The detentions took place across several different cities as part of what authorities claimed was an “anti-terror operation”. Turkey regularly abuses anti-terror law to target journalists, who are frequently subject […]

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Netherlands: Condemnation of hostile rhetoric against political reporter by Dutch politician

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and its partners express today their concerns about hostile rhetoric used against an independent journalist by Dutch political party Forum for Democracy (FvD). Such problematic language creates an intimidating climate for public interest journalism, normalises both online and physical targeting of the press, and can lead to self-censorship amongst […]

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Colombia: Journalist Rafael Emiro Moreno shot dead in Colombia

The IPI global network condemns the murder of Colombian journalist Rafael Emiro Moreno, who was fatally shot on October 16 in Montelíbano. Moreno is the third journalist to be murdered in Colombia in the past two months. We call upon the authorities to investigate this killing and bring those responsible to justice, and end the […]

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