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Nigerian journalist detained without charges

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the detention of Tony Ezimakor, Abuja bureau chief of the Nigerian newspaper Independent. Nigeria’s Department of State Security (DSS) arrested Ezimakor on March 1, 2018. Authorities have not provided a reason for the arrest or charged Ezimakor with a crime. However, Ezimakor’s lawyers have speculated that the arrest […]

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IPI welcomes release of Nigerian online journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today welcomed the release of Nigerian online journalist Timothy Elombah, who had been held since Jan. 1 apparently in relation to defamation and anti-terror charges. Elombah, the editor-in-chief of the online news site elombah.com, was granted bail on Tuesday, Jan. 23 by the Abuja High Court and ordered released within […]

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Mexico most deadly country for journalists in 2017

Mexico was the deadliest country for journalists in 2017 with at least 14* killed, edging out Iraq and Syria, even as the total number who died around the world in connection with their work dropped to its lowest level in a nearly a decade, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. IPI has added 82 […]

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Back to Africa! IPI to hold 2018 World Congress next June in Abuja, Nigeria

Deutsch The International Press Institute (IPI) announced today that it will hold its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from June 21 – 23, 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress will affirm the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring […]

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