Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI urges China to provide information on missing citizen journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on Chinese authorities to provide information on the location and condition of two missing citizen journalists who had been covering the coronavirus epidemic. IPI also urged the authorities to ensure that journalists are able to […]

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Press freedom under strain in Somalia in milestone election year

When a car bomb exploded at a security checkpoint near the Somali national parliament in Mogadishu in January, killing four and wounding 10 others, freelance journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul rushed to the scene to report the news. As police blocked off the area and emergency services worked to sort through the wreckage, a crowd of […]

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IPI urges investigation in attack on Russian journalist in Chechnya

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the attack on Russian investigative journalist Yelena Milashina and her lawyer Marina Dubrovina and urged authorities to carry out a full investigation in the case and bring those responsible to justice. Milashina, a well-known and […]

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Honduras’s enduring press freedom crisis

With a population of just over nine million people, the small central American country of Honduras is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Over the last decade alone at least 40 have been murdered in connection with their work, according to International Press Institute (IPI) data, making it the […]

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