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Sudan withdraws Al Jazeera accreditations as protests grow

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today vehemently condemned the decision of the government of Sudan to withdraw the accreditation of three Al Jazeera journalists. The Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network said Tuesday that the Sudanese Security Agency had decided to withdraw the accreditation of Al […]

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IPI condemns killing of Ghana reporter

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today condemned the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, also known as Ahmed Divela, an investigative journalist working for the organization Tiger Eye in Ghana. Hussein-Suale was shot dead the night of Wednesday, January 16 by unidentified assailants in Accra, Ghana’s capital, while […]

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Karola Wille new chair of IPI German National Committee

Dr. Karola Wille, head of the regional German public broadcaster MDR and a respected defender of press freedom and public-service broadcasting, is the new chair of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s German National Committee. Wille was first elected to lead the Leipzig-based MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, or Central German Broadcasting) in 2011 and re-elected to a […]

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#IJ4EU cross-border investigative stories hit the headlines

Child abuse. Russian spying. Embezzlement of EU funding. Cancer tourism. Climate change denialism. European funding for dictators. A wave of new investigative stories supported by the International Press Institute (IPI)’s IJ4EU fund have hit the news, underscoring the value of financial support for investigative journalism in the public interest. Read below for some of the […]

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