Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI condemns beating of journalist and threats of violence during Serbian election

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the beating of journalist Sasa Mikic and threats of violence against reporters and media workers covering parliamentary elections in Serbia. On election day on June 21, Mikic, a longtime sports journalist who was on assignment […]

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A year later, killers of Ukraine journalist Vadym Komarov still evading justice

One year ago today, Ukrainian local investigative journalist Vadym Komarov died in hospital of serious wounds he suffered from three devastating blows to the head with a heavy object. The brutal assault took place on the morning of May 4, 2019, when Komarov, 57, was attacked by an unidentified individual in his hometown Cherkasy in […]

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IPI joins call on Trump to protect press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined an international coalition of 72 press freedom and journalism organizations and industry groups in calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to protect press freedom and journalist safety amid unprecedented attacks on reporters covering ongoing protests […]

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Fresh investigation needed into murder of Serbian journalist Milan Pantić

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today joined calls for the Special Prosecutor’s Office in Serbia to take over the investigation into the murder of journalist Milan Pantić. Pantić, a correspondent at the daily newspaper Vecernje Novosti, was killed with a blunt object […]

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