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Russia expands ‘foreign agents’ law to journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has condemned a new law in Russia that will allow the government to declare individual journalists as “foreign agents”. Under the new law, signed by President Vladimir Putin this week, individuals designated as “foreign agents” will be […]

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IPI executive board condemns death threats to Dawn editor and CEO in Pakistan

The undersigned members of the global Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI) are appalled by death threats made against fellow IPI Executive Board member and Dawn editor Zaffar Abbas as well as Dawn CEO Hamid Haroon during demonstrations outside the offices of Dawn in Pakistan. On December 3 protestors laid siege to Dawn’s […]

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IPI condemns legal harassment of Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the ongoing legal harassment against the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party and state-owned entities. In the latest case, Gazeta Wyborcza journalist Wojciech Czuchnowski appeared in court on November […]

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Peer support key in helping journalists cope with online abuse

Harassment and smear campaigns online increasingly affect journalists around the world, seriously impacting journalists’ ability to carry out reporting on contested topics of public interest, in part due to the corrosive effect these campaigns can have on journalists’ mental health, which can include depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). For journalists targeted with online abuse, […]

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