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IPI Board chair condemns ‘cyber-libel’ trial of Philippine editor Maria Ressa

The Executive Board chair of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, has condemned the trial of Philippine editor Maria Ressa on cyber-libel charges as farcical and part of a targeted campaign to silence her. The chair, Markus Spillmann, said today that the cyber-libel case was not simply […]

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Hong Kong fails to condemn police violence against journalists

The International Press Institutes (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed concerned at the failure of the Hong Kong government to publicly condemn and investigate the targeted violence journalists have endured while covering ongoing protests against the government’s proposed changes to extradition law. On Sunday, June […]

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IPI urges Israel to release photojournalist

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, urges the government of Israel to immediately release photojournalist Mustafa Kharouf from detention and refrain from further attempts to deport him to Jordan or any other country. Kharouf has been under detention for over six months, which is a […]

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Von der Leyen urged to prioritize press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined 19 other press freedom and freedom of expression organizations in calling on European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen to prioritize defending press freedom and protecting journalist safety. Von der Leyen will take office on […]

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