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Letter: Ukrainian editor brutally murdered

H. E. Mr. Leonid Kuchma President of the Republic of the Ukraine Kiev Ukraine Vienna, 20 April 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the brutal murder of Mr. Vladimir Ivanov, editor-in-chief of the Crimean daily Slava Sevastopolya. Mr. Ivanov, one of Crimea’s most prominent journalists, was seriously injured on 14 April […]

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Letter: Authors’ home and offices raided by authorities in Nigeria

H. E. General Sani Abacha President and Commander-in-Chief State House Abuja Nigeria Vienna, 19 April 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) protests most strongly at the campaign of harassment being waged against Nigerian author and newspaper publisher, Mr. Niyi Oniororo, by the country’s authorities. We are informed that armed police raided the publisher’s […]

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Letter: Local journalists in Bosnia-Herzegovina face discrimination from UNPROFOR

Mr. Kofi Annan Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations United Nations New York United States of America Vienna, 18 April 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) is most concerned about the use of double standards in the treatment of journalists by the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in Bosnia-Herzegovina We are opposed to the issuing […]

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Letter: Turkish authorities seize videotapes from Finnish journalists

H. E. Tansu Ciller Prime Minister of Turkey Prime Minister’s Office Ankara Turkey Vienna, 6 April 1995 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), strongly condemns the seizure by Turkish authorities of videotapes belonging to two freelance journalists working for YLE, the Finnish broadcasting Company. IPI is informed that Turkish security forces confiscated the eight […]

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