Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Bulgaria news site faces government harassment campaign

One of Bulgaria’s leading investigative news websites, Bivol.bg, has been hit with an avalanche of repressive government probes, audits and investigations in recent months, in what its owner says is targeted retaliation for its reporting on corruption in the country’s ruling party. In March 2019, the site revealed a major real estate scandal implicating top […]

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Saudi Arabia must adopt transparent investigation in Khashoggi murder

The International Press Institute IPI, a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, has urged Saudi Arabia to replace an ongoing trial into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with transparent proceedings defined by international input, support and oversight. In a letter to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud making the […]

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Journalist disappears in Egypt after visiting security agency

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on the authorities in Egypt to release journalist Hassan El-Kabany, who has been missing for over a week after attending a meeting at the headquarters of the country’s security services. El-Kabany, a freelance journalist and […]

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Turkey Free Expression Trial Monitoring Report September – 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with the Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA), today published the third trial monitoring report on freedom of expression cases in Turkey. This report is part of a programme of monitoring that started in June 2018 and confirms findings of the two earlier reports, published in July and January 2019, that the […]

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