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Turkey’s Journalists in the Dock (Brussels, Nov 18, 2019)

• Still over 120 journalists in jail  in Turkey • Over 100 terror-related investigations opened since Turkey’s incursion into Syria • Fair trial principles routinely breached • New efforts to stifle online media • Is the judicial reform strategy a sham or an opportunity? • How should the EU respond? The International Press Institute (IPI) […]

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Seventh Foreign Editors’ Circle (Nov 15, New York)

Foreign and international editors from leading news agencies and print, broadcast and online news media organizations in the U.S. and Canada will gather on November 15, 2019, at the offices of The Associated Press headquarters in New York for a meeting of the International Press Institute (IPI) Foreign Editors’ Circle. The meeting is being organized […]

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Safety of Journalists (New York, Nov 14, 2019)

Around the world press freedom is under serious threat. Democracies are failing to protect journalists. This year alone 40 journalists have lost their lives, 25 of whom were targeted for their work. Impunity for crimes against journalists remains shockingly high, further fuelling the cycle of violence. At the same time, scores of journalists are in […]

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Expert Talk on Anti-SLAPP Solutions (Brussels, Nov 12, 2019)

“Strategic lawsuits against public participation” (SLAPP) is a term that is used to describe court cases in which a powerful plaintiff, often a large corporation or wealthy politician, initiates proceedings against journalists or other critics to stop investigative research, silence criticism or squash political expression. Plaintiffs do not intend to win their case but rather […]

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