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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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#IPIWoCo2016: Award Ceremony

On the first day of the IPI World Congress in Doha, Qatar, the International Press Institute honoured Iranian journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi and the independent Turkish news platform Medyascope.tv as its 68th World Press Freedom Hero and 2016 Free Media Pioneer, respectively.

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#IPIWoCo2016 Panel: How to Cover Violent Extremism and Survive

This article originally appeared on the website of the journal Arab Media & Society. Under the banner “Journalism at Risk—Safety and Professionalism in a Dangerous World,” the 2016 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) held in Doha, Qatar in March tackled the dangers of covering terrorism and other forms of political violence, examining […]

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