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IPI condemns growing violence against Hong Kong press

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on authorities in Hong Kong to put an end to growing harassment and targeted attacks on journalists covering ongoing protests. In the past few days, clashes between security forces and protesters in the city have […]

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Bulgaria news site faces government harassment campaign

One of Bulgaria’s leading investigative news websites,, has been hit with an avalanche of repressive government probes, audits and investigations in recent months, in what its owner says is targeted retaliation for its reporting on corruption in the country’s ruling party. In March 2019, the site revealed a major real estate scandal implicating top […]

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One year after Khashoggi murder: A global moral failure

It has been one year since Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered and dismembered inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The 58-year-old journalist, who had become known for his criticism of the current Saudi regime, had gone to the consulate to obtain documents related to this upcoming marriage. Saudi agents dissolved his […]

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Saudi Arabia must adopt transparent investigation in Khashoggi murder

The International Press Institute IPI, a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, has urged Saudi Arabia to replace an ongoing trial into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with transparent proceedings defined by international input, support and oversight. In a letter to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud making the […]

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