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On #WPFD2015, attacks on press increasingly deadly

The images, strong enough to pierce the soul, streamed across our television and computer screens last summer: Masked Islamic State terrorists, hunting knife in hand, hacked off the heads of one innocent journalist after another. Equally disturbing was news that the Iranian government had imprisoned Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, apparently without cause. He remains […]

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Syria court again postpones Mazen Darwish case

A Syrian anti-terrorism court yesterday again postponed proceedings in the case against International Press Institute (IPI) World Press Freedom Hero Mazen Darwish, founder of the Syria Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM). The next court date is scheduled for April 28, the SCM said in a statement noting that the court gave no reason […]

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Syrian journalist and IPI Hero Mazen Darwish faces April 15 sentencing hearing

The International Press Institute (IPI) today repeated its call for Syria to release imprisoned IPI World Press Freedom Hero and Syria Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) founder Mazen Darwish. Yara Badr, Darwish’s wife and the current SCM Director Manager, told IPI on Friday that Darwish will be transferred shortly to Damascus for […]

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IPI, IMS launch nomination call for 2021 press freedom awards

Know a journalist whose bravery deserves to be honoured? Or an innovative news outlet that is revolutionizing the public’s access to the news? The International Press Institute (IPI) and International Media Support (IMS) are now welcoming nominations for the 2021 IPI World Press Freedom Hero Award and the IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer Award! IPI’s World […]

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