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IPI condemns intimidation of news organizations in Pakistan

Zur deutschen Version The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for media freedom, is deeply concerned about ongoing coercive measures to curtail the independence of the press in Pakistan. In letters sent to Pakistan Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan […]

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Mexico most deadly country for journalists in 2017

Mexico was the deadliest country for journalists in 2017 with at least 14* killed, edging out Iraq and Syria, even as the total number who died around the world in connection with their work dropped to its lowest level in a nearly a decade, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. IPI has added 82 […]

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Crewmember killed in Pakistan news van attack

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called for greater action to protect journalists’ safety in Pakistan after a TV news employee was killed in Karachi after militants opened fire on a news van in which he was traveling. Local media reported that motorcycle-borne assailants attacked the Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van while it was […]

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Critics: Pakistan election bill may limit access to info

Pakistan’s Parliament should make improvements to a draft election bill that could harm election transparency and limit access to information, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today, joining a call by civil society organisations and activists in the country. In a Jan. 16 report, the Free and Fair Elections Network (FAFEN), a Pakistani NGO, criticised […]

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