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IPI joins over 40 rights groups in condemning Brazil’s prosecution of Greenwald

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined nearly four dozen other press freedom and civil liberties organizations in an open letter condemning Brazil’s decision to charge U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald in response to his reporting with The Intercept Brasil. IPI separately called […]

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Blog: Trial in murder of Slovak journalist reveals depth of loss

The murder of Slovak investigative journalism Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, in February 2018 sparked the biggest upheaval in Slovak society since the Velvet Revolution that brought down communism 30 years ago. Protests forced out a prime minister who had called journalists anti-Slovak prostitutes and slimy snakes, along with his justice minister and […]

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IPI supports call for investigation into hacking of Jeff Bezos’s phone

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today supported the call by two U.N. special rapporteurs for an investigation into the hacking of The Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos by the Saudi government. According to media reports, Bezos’s phone was hacked in 2018 by deploying spyware in a […]

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Indonesia jails U.S. environmental reporter

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and owners, has urged Indonesia to immediately release journalist Philip Jacobson, who works as an editor for the environmental news outlet Mongabay. Jacobson, a U.S. national, was detained on January 21 on charges of visa violations according to a statement issued by his […]

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