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Letter: Irish journalist may be imprisoned for protecting source

H. E. John Bruton Prime Minister Prime Minister’s Office Dublin Ireland Vienna, 3 December 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 90 countries, is most concerned about the case of Barry O’Kelly, a journalist for the Star, […]

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Letter: Independent radio station shut down in Serbia

H. E. Slobodan Milosevic President Belgrade Republic of Serbia Vienna, 3 December 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), strongly condemns the closing of Radio B-92, one of a handful of independent radio stations in Serbia. IPI I is informed that Serbian authorities have ordered Radio B-92, Belgrade’s only independent radio station, to be […]

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Letter: Turkish independent media threatened over investigative reporting

H. E. Necmettin Erbakan Prime Minister of Turkey Prime Minister’s Office Ankara Turkey Vienna, 21 November 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 90 countries, is deeply concerned about certain recent threats to press freedom in Turkey. […]

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Letter: Radio broadcasting license refused in Croatia

H. E. Franjo Tudjman President of the Republic of Croatia Zagreb Croatia Vienna, 21 November 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), representing editors and leading journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in over 85 countries, is most concerned about the recent refusal by your government to renew the broadcasting license […]

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