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IPI calls for immediate release of journalists detained in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, today called on the government of Turkey to immediately release nine journalists who were arrested in a country-wide crackdown this week. On Tuesday, August 20, police arrested six journalists who were covering protests against the dismissal of municipal […]

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Malaysia’s press still awaits media law reform

May 2018 brought new hope for media freedom in Malaysia with the unexpected electoral defeat of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which had ruled the country for 61 years. The new ruling coalition, Pakatan Harapan, led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, promised progress and reform, including in the area of fundamental rights. More than one year […]

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Russia urged to protect journalists covering Moscow protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined a coalition of Russian and international journalist and press freedom groups in calling on the Russian authorities to end the harassment of journalists covering the recent protests in Moscow. “An attack on journalists covering democratic […]

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IPI condemns attacks on Hong Kong journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today vehemently condemned the arrests and acts of aggression against Hong Kong journalists and photographers by the police. According to the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association, the police have targeted journalists while they were covering protests. […]

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