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Groups press for changes to protect journalist safety in Slovakia

On December 6, 2018, nine partner organizations and observers of the Council of Europe’s Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists conducted a press freedom solidarity mission to Slovakia to press for full justice in the case of assassinated journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, who were murdered on February 21, […]

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Create conditions for independent media to flourish, IPI exhorts Turkey

In spite of repeated promises by the government of Turkey that press freedom would be restored in the country following the lifting of the state of emergency this past July, journalists have seen no signs of greater respect for their right to practice their profession independently and without fear of retaliation. This is the gloomy […]

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Mexico’s new president urged to protect journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, has urged Mexico’s newly inaugurated president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to end the impunity with which journalists are being killed in the country. In a letter, Deputy Director Scott Griffen urged President Obrador to order law enforcement agencies to expedite […]

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IPI kicks off high-level mission to Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today announced the start of a high-level press freedom mission to Turkey December 5 to 7, 2018. Led by IPI Executive Board Chair Markus Spillmann, the mission will meet with representatives of the Turkish government, foreign diplomats, […]

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