Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Blog: Inside the start of Jamal Khashoggi murder trial in Turkey

About this blog: IPI member and representative İpek Yezdani attended the opening of the Jamal Khashoggi murder trial on July 3, 2020 in Istanbul. This is her account of the trial’s first day.

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IPI closely watching re-trial decision for murder of Serbian journalist Slavko Ćuruvija

In April 2019, a special court in Belgrade reached a landmark verdict in the trial for the murder of Serbian journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, an investigative reporter and owner of the Dnevni Telegraf newspaper and Evropljanin magazine. Ćuruvija, who was a vocal critic of Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević and was considered an opponent of the regime […]

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Fresh attacks worsen climate of hostility against journalists covering protests across Europe

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners raise further concerns about continued violence against journalists covering protests and demonstrations across European Union (EU) Member States and Candidates in 2020 and call for increased protection, police training and oversight, as well as broader respect for media freedom. In the first six months of the year, MFRR partners […]

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Slovak journalist continuing investigative work of Ján Kuciak receives bullet in mailbox

Police in Slovakia must thoroughly investigate a possible death threat issued against an investigative reporter at Slovak online news outlet Aktuality.sk, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. On the morning of Thursday, June 25, Aktuality investigative journalist Peter Sabo awoke to find a pistol bullet in the mailbox of the Bratislava apartment where he lives with […]

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