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Imprisoned journalist close to death in Syria

In a letter to President Hafez al-Assad, IPI called on the Syrian government to exercise compassion and release the imprisoned journalist Nizar Nayouf. Nayouf is close to death in a Syrian military prison after suffering years of torture and denial of adequate medical care. He was arrested on 10 January 1992 and sentenced to ten […]

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Letter: IPI worried about worsening health of imprisoned editor in Syria

His Excellency Hafez al-Assad President c/o H. E. Ambassador Riad Siage Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic Vienna Austria Vienna, 22 September 1998 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) the global network of editors and media executives, is most concerned about the fate of Nizar Nayyouf, a journalist and human rights activist, who is […]

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