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Cambodia ‘fake news’ laws tighten noose on press freedom

Last month, Cambodia’s Information Ministry took to the Internet to step-up its public warnings to news organizations in the Kingdom over the dissemination of so-called “fake news”. Pledging stricter enforcement of the country’s media regulations, director-general of the General Department of Information and Broadcasting Phos Sovann said that his office would renew its efforts to […]

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Journalist disappears in Egypt after visiting security agency

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on the authorities in Egypt to release journalist Hassan El-Kabany, who has been missing for over a week after attending a meeting at the headquarters of the country’s security services. El-Kabany, a freelance journalist and […]

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Turkey Free Expression Trial Monitoring Report September – 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with the Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA), today published the third trial monitoring report on freedom of expression cases in Turkey. This report is part of a programme of monitoring that started in June 2018 and confirms findings of the two earlier reports, published in July and January 2019, that the […]

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Egypt warns foreign media amid protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed grave concern over efforts by the Egyptian government to hinder the free flow of news and information in the wake of recent protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s rule. The State Information Service, a government […]

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