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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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Vienna Vigil: Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

On the two-year anniversary of the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the International Press Institute (IPI), together with Reporter Ohne Grenzen (Reporters Without Borders Austria) and Presseclub Concordia, today held a vigil outside the Maltese Embassy in Vienna to demand justice for her killing. Read more here.   [/content_box][/content_boxes]  

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Briefing: Daphne Caruana Galizia & Malta’s Threatened Press (Vienna, Sep 13)

Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was known for her fearless coverage of power in her home country of Malta. On Oct. 16, 2017, she was murdered in a car bombing in apparent retaliation for her work. Nearly two years later, Malta has made virtually no progress in finding the mastermind behind the killing. Instead, press […]

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