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Italy: IPI joins call to support Roberto Saviano in a defamation trial

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joins the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE), with the support of the coalition’s Italian group and its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) in expressing solidarity with Roberto Saviano who attended the first hearing in the proceedings for aggravated defamation initiated against him by current Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. […]

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IPI welcomes U.S. investigation into killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

The IPI global network welcomes the news that the United States has opened an investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist and IPI World Press Freedom Hero Shireen Abu Akleh, who was fatally shot during a raid by Israeli forces in the West Bank in May 2022. IPI urges U.S. authorities to ensure that the […]

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IPI begrüßt US-Untersuchung zur Tötung von Shireen Abu Akleh

Das globale Netzwerk IPI begrüßt die Nachricht, dass die Vereinigten Staaten eine Untersuchung über die Ermordung der palästinensisch-amerikanischen Journalistin und IPI World Press Freedom Hero Shireen Abu Akleh eingeleitet haben, die im Mai 2022 bei einem Überfall israelischer Streitkräfte im Westjordanland erschossen wurde. IPI fordert die US-Behörden nachdrücklich auf, sicherzustellen, dass die Untersuchung vollständig transparent, […]

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Serbia: Authors of death threats against Danas journalists should be identified and prosecuted

The partner organisations of the Media Freedom Rapid Response today express deep concerns about the death threats against journalists of the daily independent newspaper Danas. We welcome the swift action of the Serbian authorities to provide security and carry out individualised assessment for the journalists. It is now vital that Serbian authorities conduct a thorough […]

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