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SEEMO condemns attack in Northern Cyprus

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), today condemned the second shooting attack this year on journalists working for Afrika, a Turkish-language newspaper in Northern Cyprus. An armed man came to Afrika’s office on 3 July looking for its editor-in-chief, Sener Levent, and fired a shot […]

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SEEMO condemns continuing violence against journalists in Northern Cyprus

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute, condemns the continuing violence and attacks against journalists in Northern Cyprus and urges the authorities to find the perpetrators of all the acts of aggression. On 18 May 2011, police used violence to disperse a protest organized in North Nicosia […]

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IPI condemns car bomb attack on Cypriot journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned a car bomb attack last week on Cypriot journalist Mutlu Esendemir in Nicosia in northern Cyprus. Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika reported that Ensendemir, a member of the group of directors of Kanal T television, suffered minor injuries to his right heel after an improvised explosive device left under […]

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SEEMO condemns gun attack, death threat against Turkish-Cypriot journalist Sener Levent

The South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East and Central Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), condemns the gun attack and death threat against Turkish-Cypriot journalist Sener Levent, editor of the  newspaper Afrika. On 25 February 2011, unknown attackers […]

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