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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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Serbia: Wave of lawsuits against investigative portal KRIK chills media freedom

We, the undersigned partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), express our concerns over the recent wave of vexatious lawsuits against the investigative portal Network for Investigation of Crime and Corruption (KRIK) in Serbia. We believe that these lawsuits are a form of strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPPs) that aim to stifle scrutiny […]

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IPI on World Press Freedom Day: Barbara Trionfi speaks at the Norwegian Editors Forum

I would like to thank the organizers of this event and the IPI National Committee in Norway for this opportunity to address the participants of the Norwegian Editors Forum and celebrate with you International World Press Freedom Day. Before presenting one by one what IPI has found to be the top ten threats to press […]

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Letter: Norwegian journalists expelled and declared personae non grata

His Majesty King Mohammed VI The Royal Palace Rabat The Kingdom of Morocco Fax: +212 37 76 85 15 Vienna, 28 June 2004 Your Majesty, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, strongly condemns the recent decision to expel Tor Dagfinn Dommersnes and Fredrik Refvem, a reporter […]

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