Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI to join press freedom mission to Albania

From June 18 to 21 a coalition of seven international press freedom organizations will carry out a joint advocacy mission to Albania, focusing on improving the situation of press freedom and the safety of journalists. The mission will meet with journalists, editors, media owners, civil society representatives, members of the diplomatic community and high-level Albanian […]

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IPI demands immediate release of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives, and journalists for press freedom, condemns the arrest of journalist Ivan Golunov, who is a correspondent for the Russian-language online publication Meduza. On June 6, Golunov was detained on the street in central Moscow by plainclothes police officers for alleged drug violations. He […]

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Malta urged to implement findings of rule of law report

The International Press Institute (IPI) has joined an open letter to Maltese representatives at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) expressing support for the work of Pieter Omtzigt, the special rapporteur appointed by PACE to examine the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Omtzigt will present today his report on the rule […]

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Journalist under police protection killed in Mexico

Lea esta noticia en español. The International Press Institute (IPI) expressed its deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of journalist Francisco Romero whose body was found on Thursday, May 16, with multiple contusions and gunshot wounds in the town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The murder of Romero, a crime reporter for newspapers Playa […]

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