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Press freedom coalition to visit Hungary

A coalition of six international press freedom organisations and journalists’ organisations will carry out a three-day mission to Hungary from November 25 to 27 to examine current developments related to the state of press freedom and media capture in the country. The mission will meet with Hungarian journalists and civil society groups. It will also […]

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IPI condemns injury to Palestinian journalist by Israeli sniper

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, today condemned a recent incident in which a Palestinian photographer was seriously injured in the eye by an apparent Israeli sniper as well as the teargassing by Israeli security forces of journalists protesting the incident. On November 15, […]

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Groups launch Turkey press freedom mission report

The International Press Institute (IPI) highlighted the continued jailing of over 120 journalists in Turkey as a deep stain on the country’s human rights record at the launch of a joint report by eight international press freedom and journalism organizations on the status of press freedom in the country. Turkey’s Journalists in the Dock: The […]

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Combating online violence against journalists in ‘world’s happiest country’

Struck by his own experience in dealing face-to-face with his own harasser, Sami Koivisto, head of audience dialogue at the Finnish public broadcaster Yle, used this ordeal in developing a company guide on how to address online abuse on social media. In a detailed and intense article, Koivisto recounted his personal experience of the mediation […]

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