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Ex-IPI board member, Jerusalem Post editor Ari Rath dies

Renowned Austrian-Israeli editor and former International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Board Member Ari Rath, who headed the English-language broadsheet newspaper The Jerusalem Post for 14 years and was a staunch proponent of Palestinians’ right to have their own state, died in Vienna on Friday, just one week after celebrating his 92nd birthday. “Ari Rath was […]

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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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Israel extends detention of Palestinian journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned Israel’s three-month extension of its administrative detention without trial of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal and reiterated its demand that the journalist be allowed to know why he is being held and contest the accusations against him, or be freed immediately. Nazzal, a leading member of the Palestinian Journalists […]

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Israel’s administrative detention of Palestinian journalist criticised

A Palestinian journalist ordered detained for four months without trial in Israel this week should be allowed to know why he is being held and to contest the accusations against him or be freed immediately, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. Israel’s military issued an administrative detention order on Monday against Omar Nazzal, a […]

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