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IPI urges ACHPR to secure release of jailed journalists in Egypt

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, has called upon the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) to urge Egypt to release all imprisoned journalists. In a letter to both the ACHPR Chairperson, Soyata Maiga, and the vice chairperson and special rapporteur on Freedom of Expression […]

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IPI welcomes release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, welcomes the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from the prison and urges Myanmar to ensure that their convictions are fully expunged. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, spent over 500 days […]

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IPI condemns air strike on Turkish news agency in Gaza

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, today condemned the destruction of the offices of Turkey’s Anadolu news agency in Gaza in an Israeli air strike on May 4. The building housing Anadolu’s offices was hit by five rockets fired by Israeli warplanes as violence […]

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WPFD 2019: OSCE Group of Friends on Safety of Journalists visit IPI

A combination of diplomatic engagement and judicial measures can be an effective strategy to promote press freedom, safety of journalists and raise the cost of impunity for crimes against journalists, International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Barbara Trionfi said at a meeting today between the OSCE Group of Friends on Safety of Journalist and IPI […]

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