Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI condemns killing of Ghana reporter

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today condemned the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, also known as Ahmed Divela, an investigative journalist working for the organization Tiger Eye in Ghana. Hussein-Suale was shot dead the night of Wednesday, January 16 by unidentified assailants in Accra, Ghana’s capital, while […]

Read More

2018: A Dark Year for Press Freedom

Around the world press freedom faced a litany of attacks in 2018, as political leaders unwilling to accept scrutiny increasingly jail, prosecute or undermine the credibility of critical journalists. As many as 78 journalists were killed in 2018, according to the International Press Institute (IPI)’s Death Watch, as scores of murders in previous years remain […]

Read More

Groups press for changes to protect journalist safety in Slovakia

On December 6, 2018, nine partner organizations and observers of the Council of Europe’s Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists conducted a press freedom solidarity mission to Slovakia to press for full justice in the case of assassinated journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, who were murdered on February 21, […]

Read More

Press freedom groups to carry out solidarity visit to Slovakia

Nine leading international press freedom organizations representing the Council of Europe’s Platform to promote the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists, gathered for a semi-annual meeting in Vienna, will conduct a brief solidarity visit to Bratislava, Slovakia on the afternoon of Thursday, December 6, 2018. The groups will highlight the need for further […]

Read More