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Arrests, threats worsen press freedom climate in Somalia

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has today expressed concern at the worsening climate of arrests and threats against independent journalists in Somalia and called on authorities to protect journalists from police violence. In recent months, a pattern of arrests, intimidation and censorship […]

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Liberia forcibly closes critical radio station

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed concern at the indefinite closure of critical radio broadcaster Roots FM in Liberia and called on authorities to return broadcasting equipment confiscated during police raids. On Thursday, October 10, police in riot gear acting on […]

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IPI marks two-year anniversary of Malta journalist’s killing

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. The event was one of several vigils taking place […]

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Two years later: Impunity for Daphne Caruana Galizia murder must end

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined a coalition of 12 free expression, anti-corruption, and journalists’ organizations in calling for an end to impunity in the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The groups released the call on the second anniversary […]

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