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International groups condemn physical attacks against journalists in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI) along with 20 other international press freedom and freedom of expression organizations today sent a joint letter to Turkish President Erdoğan, condemning the brutal attacks on two individual journalists in the last week. On May 10, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirağ, a regular contributor for the opposition newspaper Yeniçağ, was attacked […]

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Singapore passes ‘Orwellian’ law on ‘fake news’

In-brief: • Singapore’s new fake-news laws grants government ministers the power decide what is true or false – and to remove content accordingly • Legal recourse against arbitrary government powers is expensive and cumbersome, with many independent journalists unable to pursue it • Existing legislation already grants Singapore’s government extensive control over mainstream print media […]

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Austrian journalist reflects on now-lifted Ukraine entry ban

Auf Deutsch At the time of this interview, Christian Wehrschütz, a long-time Ukraine and Balkan correspondent for Austria’s ORF public broadcaster is in Vienna. His stay is not entirely voluntary: on March 8, the Ukrainian state imposed an entry ban on him, which was later lifted. Wehrschütz spoke to the International Press Institute (IPI) about […]

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ORF-Korrespondent Christian Wehrschütz im Gespräch über die Ukraine

Read in English Im Moment des Interviews befand sich Christian Wehrschütz, langjähriger Korrespondent des ORFs für die Ukraine und den Balkan, in Wien. Ganz freiwillig ist dieser Aufenthalt nicht, denn am 8. März verhängte der ukrainische Staat ein – inzwischen wieder aufgehobenes – Einreiseverbot gegen den österreichischen Journalisten. Mit dem in Wien basierten International Press […]

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