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IPI condemns Philippines’s decision to deny licence to ABS-CBN

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed outrage over the refusal by a Philippine Congressional committee to renew the licence of ABS-CBN network, a widely watched independent broadcaster. The Philippine House committee on legislative franchises overwhelmingly rejected the motion to extend the broadcasting […]

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Malaysiakini should not be held liable for user comments

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today urged the attorney general to drop the contempt proceedings against Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief, Steven Gan, and called on the authorities to cease the ongoing  harassment and legal attacks against this prominent media outlets. On June 15, […]

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IPI joins new #HoldTheLine campaign in support of Maria Ressa

The International Press Institute (IPI) has joined a new coalition of 60 press freedom groups, civil society organizations and journalism institutions in support of IPI Executive Board member Maria Ressa, editor of the Philippines news site Rappler. The new #HoldTheLine coalition is part of the global efforts to support Ressa and Rappler. Ressa and former […]

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Numerous journalists beaten and attacked covering Serbia protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed serious concern over numerous incidents of violence towards journalists and media workers documenting protests in Serbia. Over the last two nights, IPI documented at least 11 different incidents involving physical attacks, beatings, threats to journalists’ […]

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