Violent acts against journalists and impunity for those who commit them are two of the biggest threats to media freedom in our world today. Our Death Watch testifies to the dozens of journalists are murdered each year, with most of these crimes going unpunished. IPI is at the forefront of the battle to ensure a safe working environment for the world’s press.

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Ethiopia’s Eskinder Nega named IPI Press Freedom Hero

Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after c…

Journalist sentenced to death in Yemen for ‘spying’

Houthi rebels in Yemen should immediately release a veteran journalist sentenced to death …

Alarm after five attacks on Mexico journalists in March

The International Press Institute (IPI) today said it was alarmed for the safety of journa…

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Croatia: Media Freedom in Turbulent Times

Report on the June 2016 International Mission to Croatia…

International Declaration on the Protection of Journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), in cooperation with the Al Jazeera Media Network,…

IPI General Assembly Resolution 2016: OSCE RFoM

Calling on OSCE member states to fully support the OSCE Office of the Representative on Fr…

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“The road might seem dark but believe me it will soon be over”

Friends and colleagues of Kadri Gürsel, who remains incarcerated in Turkey’s Silivri Pr…

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IPI World Congress 2017: Elmar Theveßen on covering terrorism

Last Wednesday, news outlets around the world reported the latest terrorist attack on a Eu…

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