Latest News and Monitoring,From Our Network from COVID-19 CRISIS

Jordan: Authorities must investigate Pegasus surveillance of journalists

IPI is deeply alarmed by a new report finding that at least 35 journalists, human rights advocates, and political activists have been targeted with Pegasus spyware since 2019. The report, by Access Now and Citizen Lab, said that some of the targets’ devices had been infected multiple times. It also suggested that the findings may […]

Read More

Senegal: Clampdown on media, internet access amid election delay protests

The IPI global network condemns the widespread mobile internet disruption in Senegal and the indefinite withdrawal of the broadcasting license for Walf TV following the postponement of Senegal’s general elections that were initially scheduled for February 25, 2024. Authorities must restore Walf TV’s license, protect and promote independent journalism, and ensure the public has access […]

Read More

Call for nominations: IPI/IMS 2024 press freedom awards

It’s time again to honour exceptional courage and innovation in journalism. The International Press Institute (IPI) and International Media Support (IMS) are proud to announce the call for nominations for this year’s World Press Freedom Hero Award and Free Media Pioneer Award. Both awards will be presented during a special ceremony at IPI’s 2024 World […]

Read More

Amid airstrikes and comms blackouts, Palestinian journalists risk their lives to tell the story of war

[Note: Najlaa Alskafi is the managing editor of independent media organization Last Story, which is based in Gaza. Since the start of the Israel-Gaza war, Alskafi has been displaced four times and is currently living in a tent near the Rafah border crossing.]  Journalists in Gaza have been reporting since October 7 in extremely dangerous […]

Read More