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IPI welcomes new Czech National Committee to global network

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and journalists for media freedom, is delighted to welcome the IPI Czech National Committee into its fold. Amid the growing threat to independent journalism in Central Europe, the newly formed Czech National Committee aims to defend press freedom and safety of journalists and […]

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Resolution: Turkey: The myth of domestic legal remedy

A total of 47 MEPs and 14 press freedom and free expression organizations led by the International Press Institute (IPI) and Green MEP Rebecca Harms have joined a resolution underscoring the lack of effective domestic legal remedies for journalists targeted in Turkey’s media crackdown. The resolution follows a roundtable held under Chatham House Rules on […]

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IPI condemns arrest of Philippine editor Maria Ressa

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today strongly condemned the arrest of Maria Ressa, founder of the news website Rappler, by the Philippine authorities on libel charges. Ressa was arrested today in Manila by National Bureau of Investigation officials in connection with a “cyber libel” case filed […]

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Report: Urgent action needed to protect press freedom in Europe

Press freedom in Europe is more fragile now than at any time since the end of the Cold War. That is the alarming conclusion of a report launched today by the 12 partner organizations of the Council of Europe Platform to promote the protection of Journalism and safety of journalists. The report, “Democracy at Risk”, […]

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