Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Slovakia indicts alleged mastermind behind journalist’s murder

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today welcomed the bringing of official charges against four suspects, including the alleged mastermind, in the February 2018 murder of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová. The Slovak Special Prosecutor’s Office said today it […]

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Arrests, threats worsen press freedom climate in Somalia

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has today expressed concern at the worsening climate of arrests and threats against independent journalists in Somalia and called on authorities to protect journalists from police violence. In recent months, a pattern of arrests, intimidation and censorship […]

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Journalists killed and injured amid Turkey-Syria clashes

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, called on Turkey to refrain from attacks that compromise journalist safety following the death and injuries sustained by journalists during the military operation in northern Syria over the week.

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IPI marks two-year anniversary of Malta journalist’s killing

On the two-year anniversary of the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the International Press Institute (IPI), together with Reporter Ohne Grenzen (Reporters Without Borders Austria) and Presseclub Concordia, today held a vigil outside the Maltese Embassy in Vienna to demand justice for her killing. The event was one of several vigils taking place […]

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