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IPI welcomes Veronika Sedláčková as new chair of Czech National Committee

The IPI global network congratulates Veronika Sedláčková on her election as the new chair of the IPI Czech National Committee. IPI also expresses gratitude to the committee’s former chair, Michal Klíma, who stepped down this Friday after successfully leading the committee for three years. IPI is looking forward to continuing the excellent cooperation with Sedláčková […]

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Pressure on Kashmiri journalists intensifies as government intimidation grows

Two years ago, Kashmiri journalist Qazi Shibli sat in a prison cell not knowing when he would be released. He spent nine months in jail without trial for reporting on the deployment of troops in Jammu and Kashmir as the Indian central government was preparing to take full control of the state. Today, he watches […]

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Greece: Concern over criminal charges against investigative reporters

The International Press Institute (IPI) was today joined by the undersigned media freedom and freedom of expression organisations in registering their concern over the serious criminal charges levelled against two investigative journalists in Greece linked to their reporting on a major corruption scandal. Our organisations are following these two legal cases with utmost scrutiny given […]

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Despite election loss, Babiš’s influence over media still matters

This piece is published in collaboration with FORUM 24 as part of a content series on threats to independent media in Central Europe. Read more On October 8 and 9, the Czech Republic held elections to the Chamber of Deputies, the lower chamber of parliament. A coalition of the so-called traditional parties named SPOLU (United) clinched a […]

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