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Mass journalist arrests in Uganda highlight long-term crackdown on press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed serious concern at the recent mass arrests, assaults and use of teargas against journalists peacefully protesting recent police brutality in Uganda. On Monday, November 4, over twenty journalists from different media unions and organisations were detained […]

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Mexican government declines to recognize freedom of expression crisis

The International Press Institute (IPI) this week took part in an international press freedom mission to Mexico, where verbal attacks on the press by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador have added a new dimension to a country mired in a crisis of journalist safety and impunity. At a press conference on November 6 in Mexico City, the […]

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Attacks, arrests of journalists as Iraq plunges into new unrest

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed concern over a recent upsurge in attacks on media outlets covering unrest in Iraq and called on authorities to ensure the safety of all journalists reporting on protests. Last month, IPI documented several violations in the […]

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IPI joins Mexico mission amid impunity crisis

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, will join an international press freedom mission to Mexico from November 2 to 8, 2019, coinciding with International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Comprised of a coalition of 17 international press freedom and freedom […]

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