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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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Series on mixed emotions of Holocaust survivors wins Alfred Fried award

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined the Austrian publishing house Lammerhuber in warmly congratulating German photographer Helena Schätzle as the winner of the 2016 Alfred Fried Photography Award for peace photography. In selecting Schätzle, the international jury described her portrait series of Holocaust survivors as having captured “late moments of solace, tenderness and intimacy in […]

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IPI German, Turkey Committees respond to Böhmermann case

The German government today gave the green light for prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into popular satirist Jan Böhmermann over a vulgar poem ridiculing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in granting a request by the Turkish government, underscored that Germany viewed the deteriorating situation of press freedom in Turkey with […]

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IPI Kommittees in Deutschland, Türkei zum Fall Böhmermann

Artikel auf Englisch ansehen Deutsches Nationalkomitee des IPI zum Fall Böhmermann Man wird dem in der Sendung „Neo Magazin Royale“ auf zdf_neo gesendeten Beitrag von Jan Böhmermann nicht gerecht, wenn man nur auf die schlimmen Worte abstellt, mit denen Präsident Recep Erdogan in Gedichtform bedacht wird. Der Kontext, in dem dieser Beitrag steht, ist die […]

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