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IPI welcomes Michelle Bachelet as UN human rights chief

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, has congratulated Michelle Bachelet on her election as U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. “On behalf of the IPI global network of editors and journalists, I wish to congratulate Ms Bachelet on her appointment as U.N. High Commissioner for Human […]

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Tanzania press freedom plunges into unprecedented crisis

Since Tanzanian President John Magufuli took office in late 2015, the weekly newspaper Mawio has been forcibly shut down not just once, but twice. Most recently, the paper was banned after it published an article in June 2017 detailing problems in Tanzania’s mining industry and attaching pictures of two former presidents to the story. Using […]

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Northern Cypriot journalists targeted by Turkish authorities

On July 31, 2018, the director and editor-in-chief of Afrika, an independent political newspaper in Northern Cyprus, were surprised by a knock on the door from Northern Cypriot police, asking them to respond to a case filed against the paper by Turkish prosecutors in Ankara. Editor-in-Chief Şener Levent and the Director Ali Osman Tabak are […]

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Toimittajien verkkohäirinnän kylmäävät vaikutukset näkyvät Suomessa

Lue koko raportti täältä. Read in English International Press Institute (IPI) eli Kansainvälinen lehdistöinstituutti on julkaissut uuden selvityksen suomalaisiin toimittajiin kohdistuvasta verkkohäirinnästä. Selvityksen mukaan suomalaiset toimittajat eivät muun muassa luota siihen, että heidän saamiaan uhkauksiaan tutkittaisiin kunnolla, vaikka suomalaiset viranomaiset ovat tietoisia kasvavasta ongelmasta. IPI on lehdistönvapautta puolustava kansainvälinen järjestö, jolla on jäseninä päätoimittaja, kustantajia […]

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