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IPI condemns raid on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

The IPI global network today vehemently condemned the raid by Hong Kong police on the office of Apple Daily and the arrest of five of the newspaper’s executives under the National Security Law. Around 500 Hong Kong national security police officers raided the publication on the morning of June 17. Apple Daily is owned by […]

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U.S. journalist Nathan Maung released from Myanmar prison

U.S. journalist Nathan Maung, the editor-in-chief of Kamayut Media, was released from Insein Prison in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday after spending more than three months in detention. The International Press Institute (IPI) welcomes Maung’s release, but calls on the Myanmar junta to release all other journalists in detention, including American Danny Fenster and Hanthar Nyein, […]

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India: Authorities should drop criminal complaint against The Wire and two journalists

Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh should drop criminal complaints against news outlet The Wire and two journalists over their coverage of a recent assault case, the IPI global network said today. The Uttar Pradesh police yesterday filed cases against The Wire, as well as AltNews reporter Mohammad Zubair and journalist Rana Ayyub for […]

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Slovak court overturns not guilty verdicts in Kuciak murder case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – The Slovak Supreme Court today overturned last year’s not guilty verdicts for the suspected masterminds of the 2018 murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kušnírová. Controversial businessman Marian Kočner and a confidante, Alena Zsuzsová, had been acquitted last September of ordering the murder. However, the Supreme Court has now […]

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