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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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Al Jazeera correspondent detained in Somalia

The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over Somalia’s detention of an Al Jazeera English correspondent and two cameramen, even as it welcomed the release of the editor-in-chief of one of Somalia’s oldest daily newspapers who was detained on Saturday. Officers of Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) arrested Al Jazeera English correspondent […]

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Gunmen murder Somali radio journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the murder of a journalist in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu who was shot down as she left the local university where she was studying, and it called on local and national authorities to bring the killers to justice. Three unidentified gunmen targeted Sagal Salad Osman, a producer of state-run […]

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IPI: 2015 one of deadliest years on record for journalists

The year 2015 was one of the deadliest on record for journalists around the world, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today, with 108* journalists believed to have died as a direct result of their job and 36 more killed under circumstances that remain murky. IPI added 108 names from 2015 to its Death Watch, […]

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