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IPI condemns jail terms for Özgür Gündem editors and journalists

On May 21, seven editors and columnists for the now-shuttered pro-Kurdish newspaper Özgür Gündem were sentenced to jail terms varying from three years, nine months to 15 months on charges of “spreading terrorist propaganda”. The International Press Institute (IPI) is appalled at the verdict and condemns the mass targeting of Özgür Gündem journalists and editors-in-chief […]

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Assange indictment poses serious risk to press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed deep concern over the U.S. government’s decision to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act. “The decision to prosecute him under the Espionage Act poses serious implications for press freedom in the U.S. […]

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Journalist under police protection killed in Mexico

Lea esta noticia en español. The International Press Institute (IPI) expressed its deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of journalist Francisco Romero whose body was found on Thursday, May 16, with multiple contusions and gunshot wounds in the town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The murder of Romero, a crime reporter for newspapers Playa […]

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Periodista bajo protección policial asesinado en México

Read this in English. El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés) expresa su más sentido pésame a la familia y compañeros del periodista Francisco Romero cuyo cuerpo fue hallado ayer, 16 de mayo, con múltiples contusiones y heridas de bala en la localidad de Playa del Carmen, México. El presunto […]

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