Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI vice chair leads commemoration for Slovakia journalist

International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Board Vice Chair Beata Balogová, the editor-in-chief of leading Slovak daily newspaper SME, spoke to a crowd of thousands on February 21 in Bratislava at a demonstration calling for justice one year after the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová. Balogová read a statement signed by […]

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IPI and CPJ urge Slovak officials to expedite Kuciak case

The International Press Institute (IPI) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today called on Slovak authorities to expedite charges against all parties allegedly involved in the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová. A delegation from the two groups met yesterday in Bratislava with Ministry of Interior officials and representatives of […]

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Report: Urgent action needed to protect press freedom in Europe

Press freedom in Europe is more fragile now than at any time since the end of the Cold War. That is the alarming conclusion of a report launched today by the 12 partner organizations of the Council of Europe Platform to promote the protection of Journalism and safety of journalists. The report, “Democracy at Risk”, […]

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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 […]

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