Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI jointly launches newsroom safety self-assessment

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today joined 10 other international journalist and press freedom organizations in launching the News Organizations Safety Self-Assessment, a new resource that will help news outlets to review and improve their current safety practices and protocols. “Safety of […]

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IPI condemns Slovak party leader’s attacks on IPI vice chair

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned yesterday’s abusive verbal tirade launched by former Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico against IPI Vice Chair Beata Balogová. At a press conference yesterday, Fico lashed out at Balogová, editor-in-chief of the influential Slovak daily SME, […]

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Famed Ghana undercover journalist demands justice for colleague’s murder

The murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative reporter at Anas Aremeyaw Anas’s organization Tiger Eye PI, is no closer to being solved. After exposing corruption in African football last year, Ahmed was killed in Accra, Ghana, on January 16th by unidentified gunmen on motorbikes while returning home from work. Over two months later, the investigation […]

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IPI condemns attack on Polish journalist by Venezuelan security forces

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, vehemently condemned an alleged assault by Venezuelan security forces on Tomasz Surdel, correspondent of the Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza in Caracas. Surdel has been reporting on anti-government protests in Venezuela since the beginning of February. According to Gazeta Wyborcza, Surdel was […]

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