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Letter: IPI concerned over imminent arrest of South Korea media owners/publishers

His Excellency Kim Dae-Jung President Office of the President Seoul South Korea Vienna, 8 August 2001 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, is deeply concerned by the severe implications for press freedom and the deep divide within Korean society caused by the issue of […]

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IPI appeals to the South Korean judicial and governmental authorities to proceed with caution in prosecutions for tax evasion

In the following statement of concern, IPI sets out its belief that the government and judiciary of South Korea should act cautiously when deciding to bring prosecutions for tax evasion. The International Press Institute (IPI) the global network of editors and media executives is deeply concerned about the recent charges of tax evasion initiated against […]

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Letter: Harrassment of independent press continues

His Excellency Kim Dae-jung President Office of the President Seoul South Korea Vienna, 16 May 2001 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, is deeply concerned over what appears to be an ongoing attempt to muzzle the critical voice of the independent press in South Korea. The […]

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Letter: Collective libel law suit filed against South Korea newspaper Chosun Ilbo

His Excellency Kim Dae-jung President Office of the President Seoul South Korea Vienna, 18 February 2000 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, has been informed about an incident which organisations defending freedom of expression and freedom of the press must regard as unfortunate and serious. The […]

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