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IPI urges Sudan’s Transitional Military Council to respect press freedom

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, has urged the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan to immediately put an end to the harassment of journalists by security forces and ensure their safety. On July 24, the security forces arrested Sadiq al-Rizaigi, editor of the Al-Sayha newspaper and head […]

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IPI condemns arrest of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned the arrest of noted journalist Erick Kabendera in Tanzania and demanded his immediate release. Erick Kabendera, a freelance journalist who has written for several publications around the world, was arrested by plainclothes policemen from […]

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IPI condemns Brazilian president’s threat to jail Greenwald

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has condemned the statement of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro threatening to send noted journalist and co-founder of The Intercept Glenn Greenwald to prison. “President Bolsonaro’s threat to jail Glenn Greenwald is an outrageous and deeply troubling act from […]

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Egypt’s Moataz Wadnan: Jailed for conducting an interview

In February 2018, Egyptian journalist Moataz Wadnan conducted an interview. A few days later, he was arrested. After more than a year in temporary custody, Wadan remains in solitary confinement in one of Egypt’s most notorious prisons. The arrest Moataz Wadnan was born in Giza on November 20, 1980, and followed his passion for journalism […]

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