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Letter: Severe escalation of press freedom violations in Azerbaijan in recent weeks

H. E. Haidar Aliyev President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Baku Azerbaijan Vienna, 7 August 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 85 countries, is deeply concerned about the escalation of press freedom violations in Azerbaijan. On […]

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Letter: Detention of Lebanese journalist continues

H. E. Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister of Israel Prime Minister’s Office Jerusalem Israel Vienna, 19 July 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), is deeply concerned about the continued detention in Israel of the Lebanese journalist Ali Dia. Dia, a correspondent for the French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP), as well as for the […]

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Letter: Correspondent in Nigeria hassled and detained by foreign ministry

H. E. Sani Abacha Chairman of the Provisional Ruling Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Abuja Nigeria Vienna, 4 July 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), representing editors and leading journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcasting organisations and news agencies in 85 countries, is most concerned about the oppressive measures taken against Mr. […]

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Letter: Lebanese journalist detained and refused representation

H. E. Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister of Israel Prime Minister’s Office Jerusalem Israel Vienna, 21 June 1996 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI), is most concerned about the recent seizure of a Lebanese journalist in Israeli-occupied south Lebanon and his continued detention in Israel. Ali, Dia who works for the French news agency Agence […]

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