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Philippines: IPI condemns on-air killing of radio journalist Juan Jumalon

The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the on-air killing of Filipino radio journalist Juan Jumalon, which unfolded during a live broadcast. IPI calls on authorities to carry out a transparent and comprehensive investigation into the killing and hold the perpetrators to account. On November 5, 2023, Juan Jumalon, also known as DJ Johnny Walker, […]

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Romania: Dismay at abrupt closure of investigation into smear campaign against journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joins the undersigned media freedom and journalist groups in expressing dismay at the decision of Romania’s Prosecutor Office at the Bucharest Court of Appeal to close the investigation into the smear campaign against journalist Emilia Șercan. To do so, the Prosecutor made the extraordinary ruling that ‘the offences’ – including […]

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Event recap: IPI and AFEX side event on the online safety of female journalists in Africa at ACHPR NGO Forum

The International Press Institute (IPI) and the African Freedom of Expression Centre (AFEX) hosted a side event on October 19, 2023, on the sidelines of the forum for NGOs participating at the 77th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) in Arusha, Tanzania. The event was themed: Addressing online threats towards […]

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Russia: IPI demands end to violence against journalists in North Caucasus

The IPI global network demands an end to violence against journalists in Russia’s North Caucasus region, following a recent attack in Ingushetia on journalists Lilian Rubtsova and Alena Sadovskaya. The attack took place after a violent assault in Chechnya earlier this year in which Novaya Gazeta correspondent Elena Milashina was seriously wounded. According to Rubtsova, […]

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