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Venezuelan journalists struggle to report critically amidst censorship and legal harassment

Versión en español Venezuela is in the midst of one of the modern world’s worst economic crises. Few can afford to remain in a country characterized by hyperinflation and severe food and fuel shortages.  As of May, at least 5.1 million Venezuelans, more than 10 percent of the country’s population, have emigrated. This plummeting of […]

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Resumption of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh risks further attacks on journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) today strongly condemned recent attacks on journalists amidst ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh and called for immediate investigations into artillery shelling that has so far wounded at least five reporters. IPI, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, […]

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Singapore Elections Department should drop complaint against New Naratif

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today urged the Singapore Elections Department to drop a police complaint against Dr. P.J. Thum, an IPI member and managing director of New Naratif. A police complaint against the news website was filed on September 18 by the Assistant Returning […]

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Conviction of Montenegro journalist Jovo Martinovic widely condemned

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined several other press freedom and journalists’ organizations in expressing dismay at the decision of a court in Montenegro to find journalist Jovo Martinović guilty of participating in drug trafficking, despite clear evidence he was working undercover as part of an investigation at the time. In a highly damaging […]

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