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IPI deplores governmental interference in countries on the “IPI Watch List”

IPI Deplores Governmental Interference in Countries on the “IPI Watch List” At the Board Meeting of the International Press Institute (IPI), held in Paris, France, on 20 October, the Executive Board unanimously agreed to keep South Korea, Russia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela on the “IPI Watch List” and to place Zimbabwe on the list. Also […]

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IPI/WAN delegation condemns South Korean government’s intimidation of the press

The joint IPI/WAN delegation completed their mission in Seoul, South Korea, with a condemnation on 9 September of government intimidation of the press. The International Press Institute (IPI) and the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) joint mission to South Korea found further substantiation that the Korean government tax investigation and the Korea Fair Trade Committee […]

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IPI places South Korea on “IPI Watch List”

The International Press Institute (IPI), at a press conference held in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, 6 September 2001, announced that it has placed South Korea on the “IPI Watch List”. The decision has been unanimously approved by the IPI Executive Board. The inclusion of South Korea comes at a time when three newspaper owners/publishers […]

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IPI send press freedom mission to South Korea

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, will send a press freedom mission to South Korea from 5-8 September 2001. The decision to send a high-level delegation to Seoul follows the arrest of three newspaper owners/publishers on 17 August. Bang Sang-Hoon, president of South Korea’s largest daily, […]

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