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Malaysia imposes licence requirement for filming

Malaysia’s newly announced restrictions on filming and videography violate press freedom and should be withdrawn, the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, said today. The country’s communications and multimedia minister, Saifuddin Abdullah, announced in parliament yesterday that producers from the mainstream media as well as those posting […]

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IPI mourns loss of former Board member Mallam Ismaila Isa

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed sadness at the death of Nigerian media executive and former IPI Executive Board member Mallam Ismaila Isa, who passed away on July 20 at the age of 78. Isma’ila Isa Funtua was born in 1942 in […]

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Pakistan must locate, protect life of kidnapped journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed outrage over the apparent kidnapping of senior Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan. According to media reports, Jan, a senior journalist based in the capital Islamabad, went missing this morning.  His car was found with the key […]

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Zimbabwe arrests journalist who exposed Covid-related fraud

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the arrest of Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.  The prominent journalist, known for his coverage of corruption in the country, was arrested by state security on July 20. Chin’ono had recently published a report revealing Covid-19 […]

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