International Press Institute (IPI)

Articles by International Press Institute (IPI)

IPI calls on states to protect environmental and climate journalism

“We call on states around the world to ensure that climate and environmental journalists can do their work independently, freely, and safely. This includes ensuring environmental journalists are granted access to information and access to protected areas.” – IPI

IPI calls for stronger safeguards to prevent misuse of spyware against journalists

IPI calls for an end to the use of spyware against journalists in Europe, following revelations that seven more Russian and Belarusian journalists and activists in exile in Europe were targeted by Pegasus spyware.

EU should call on Georgian government to withdraw ‘foreign agents’ law

Media freedom groups urge EU to press the Georgian government to withdraw the new ‘foreign agents’ law and guarantee the safety of journalists covering demonstrations.

Two years on: IPI renews call for justice for killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

The lack of accountability for prominent journalist killing highlights global failure to protect journalists and enforce laws against press attacks.

Ukraine: MFRR partners highlight ongoing press freedom issues

While Ukraine was at first quick to unite in the face of Russia’s armed aggression, the climate of trust between officials and independent media seems to have seriously deteriorated over the last two years.

Georgian PM urged to withdraw Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence, guarantee the safety of journalists, and uphold press freedom

IFEX joins the members of the Media Freedom Rapid Response and other organisations in expressing deep alarm about the Foreign Influence Bill and the sudden rise in violence and other restrictions against Georgia’s journalists reporting on the public protests against the Bill.

Twelve years: No justice for Mexican journalist Regina Martínez

April 28 marks 12 years since Mexican investigative journalist Regina Martínez Pérez was beaten and strangled to death in her home. Authorities have failed to credibly solve the murder. The IPI global network calls for justice.

MFC member states urged to take meaningful action for journalist safety in Gaza

IFEX joins rights groups calling on the Media Freedom Coalition to protect Gaza’s journalists, ensure access to information, and investigate killings.