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IPI joins open appeal to Moroccan authorities

The International Press Institute (IPI) on Friday joined more than 50 freedom of expression organisations in an open appeal to Moroccan authorities calling for the immediate release of editor Ali Anouzla. The full text of the statement appears below. *********************************************************** Open appeal to the Moroccan authorities Over 50 freedom of expression organisations call for immediate […]

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IPI releases 2013 Ecuador press freedom report on heels of controversial new media law

Excessive state regulation established by Ecuador’s newly passed media law poses a serious and immediate threat to independent journalism, the International Press Institute (IPI) stated in a special report released today. The report, a comprehensive review of press freedom developments in Ecuador since IPI’s visit to the country in May 2012, concludes that the situation […]

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks economic development in Morocco; deteriorating Moroccan press freedom disappointingly absent from agenda

The International Press Institute (IPI) is disappointed at the apparent absence of deteriorating Moroccan press freedom from the agenda of a two-day visit to Morocco by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Speaking at an international, G8-backed forum in Marrakesh, Clinton unveiled economic development programmes and addressed the Middle East peace process. “She did not […]

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IPI joins other press freedom and human rights groups in condemning harsh crackdown on press freedom in Morocco

23 October 2009 – We, the undersigned organisations defending freedom of expression, call on the Moroccan government to stop the current crackdown against press freedom, which has become the most serious since King Mohamed VI was crowned in 1999. Repression of free expression rights has been escalating for the last three months. After publishing a […]

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