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#IPIWoCo: Stop impunity for attacks on the press

The members of the IPI global network, gathered at the 2021 IPI World Congress and General Assembly in Vienna and online, call for urgent action to stop an accelerating press freedom decline around the world. Anti-democratic regimes are openly silencing independent journalism, and face alarmingly few consequences for doing so. This impunity encourages further attacks […]

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MFRR: EU action needed to tackle spyware abuses after Pegasus revelations

As the European Parliament today debates the Pegasus spyware scandal, the undersigned partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) call for an immediate investigation into the alleged use of the spyware against journalists by Hungarian authorities and urge the strong implementation of new EU rules on the export of cyber-surveillance technology around the world. […]

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IPI Interview: Online attacks on women journalists in Turkey

The level of violence and oppression that journalists in Turkey face is escalating by the day – and women journalists are on the front line. After the publication of a police directive in May to prevent audiovisual reporting on protests, the number of incidents in which women journalists were physically assaulted by the police or prevented from […]

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Malta: Concerns over campaign of disinformation and spoof websites targeting media

The partner organisations in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) are highly concerned about attempts to spread disinformation and discredit Maltese journalists and bloggers who write about the recently indicted murder suspect alleged to have orchestrated and funded the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017. On 26 August, independent blogger Manuel Delia wrote that […]

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