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IPI World Congress Opening Livestream (May 18, 2017)

The International Press Institute (IPI) will hold its annual World Congress from May 18 to 20 in Hamburg, bringing together over 300 leading media representatives and experts, and more than 40 top international speakers, to discuss how to meet the challenges quality journalism faces today. We are pleased, with the support of NDR, o offer […]

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Media freedom increasingly at risk, IPI says on WPFD

The International Press Institute (IPI) marked World Press Freedom Day 2017 with a public demonstration of support for journalists imprisoned for their work in Turkey, and with a video message warning of the increasing deterioration in levels of press freedom worldwide and of the emerging trends in attempts by governments and others to stifle independent […]

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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 Prison, have committed themselves to fighting for his release and that of all journalists in jail in the country. In light of recent events, Turkey has become the biggest jailer of journalists, with almost 140 currently behind bars, prompting international criticism. According to […]

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Mazen Darwish warns of marriage of dictatorship and terrorism in Syria

Prominent Syrian journalist Mazen Darwish, president of the Syrian Center for Media Freedom, spoke to the International Press Institute (IPI) last week on the current situation in Syria, where he says an international “proxy war” is putting political interests above the safety of civilians. The war in Syria has taken its toll on Darwish himself. […]

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