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Letter: Journalist dies while in police detention in Turkey

H. E. Tansu Ciller Prime Minister of Turkey Prime Minister’s Office Ankara Turkey Vienna, 1 September 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the death in police detention of Sayfettin Tepe, a journalist for the recently banned pro-Kurdish newspaper Yeni Politika. We are informed that on 22 August 1995 Mr. Tepe was […]

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Letter: Pro-Kurdish newspaper banned

H. E. Tansu Ciller Prime Minister of Turkey Prime Minister’s Office Ankara Turkey Vienna, 21 August 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 85 countries, strongly condemns the de facto banning of Yeni-Politika, a pro-Kurdish daily newspaper. […]

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Letter: Editor of Egyptian opposition newspaper attacked

H. E. Muhammad Hosni Mubarak President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Office of the President Oruba Palace Heliopolis, Cairo Egypt Vienna, 3 August 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 85 countries, strongly condemns the recent […]

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Letter: Two Nigerian magazine editors sentenced to life imprisonment

H. E. General Sani Abacha Chairman of the Provisional Ruling Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces State House Abuja Nigeria Vienna, 2 August 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) is most concerned about the case of two Nigerian magazine editors who have been reportedly sentenced to life in prison by a military […]

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