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Nepal must improve press freedom, international groups say

At a meeting on Feb. 27 with International Press Institute members in Nepal, IPI Senior Press Freedom Adviser Barbara Trionfi said that Nepal must ensure strong constitutional guarantees for freedom of expression. The meeting was held following an International Media Mission visit to Nepal where international media and press freedom groups, including IPI, met with […]

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IPI delegates travel to South Asia to meet with journalists and assess media situation

An IPI delegation has begun a visit to India, Nepal and Bangladesh to meet with representatives from a broad range of media, as well as top government officials and members of civil society. The trip will continue until March 6. “An extremely vibrant media scene, combined with a great awareness about the role of the […]

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New York mayor says Muslim student surveillance necessary to protect press freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed disappointment at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s claim that police surveillance of Muslim student groups at campuses throughout the Northeast was necessary to protect press freedom. Responding to criticism by Yale President Richard Levin, Bloomberg told reporters at a press conference yesterday: “You are not going to […]

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Medios regionales están bajo asedio en América Latina

Read this article in English En un pequeño poblado en la provincia argentina de La Pampa, el editor de un periódico fue agredido el 19 de enero por la esposa y el hijo del vice-intendente local, luego de haber publicado un artículo que criticaba al gobierno municipal. Un periódico comunitario de 26 años de edad […]

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