St. Vincent and Grenadines adopts cybercrime law IPI, 21 other groups call for repeal of ‘fundamentally flawed’ measure
The International Press Institute (IPI) yesterday joined human rights defenders in a call on St. Vincent and the Grenadines to repeal a new cybercrime law that they said poses “a serious threat to freedom of the press, the free flow of online information, and public debate”.
IPI urges Maldives president to reject defamation bill Observers fear measure could severely threaten the work of journalists
The International Press Institute (IPI) today urged the president of the Maldives to reject a widely criticised defamation bill that the Indian Ocean archipelago’s Parliament passed on Tuesday.
Croatia report welcomes changes to ‘shaming’ law Groups release findings from June 2016 media freedom mission to Croatia
The Croatian public broadcaster HRT must provide balanced coverage of the campaign leading up to the country’s September 11 parliamentary elections, a group of six prominent international media freedom organisations said today.
St. Vincent and Grenadines urged to amend cybercrime bill Vague language opens ‘back door’ to silencing legitimate journalistic work
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines House of Assembly should amend a pending cybercrime bill to provide stronger protection for freedom of expression and journalistic work in the public interest, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today.
Court suspends prison sentence of Kazakh journalist IPI welcomes decision, but urges legal reform to prevent future abuse
The International Press Institute (IPI) today welcomed a Kazakh court decision suspending the 18-month prison sentence of journalist Guzyal Baidalinova on libel-related charges.
Croatian President: shaming law should be scrapped Press freedom campaigners meet Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović to express concern over public broadcaster
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović told an international media freedom delegation today that she supports efforts to protect the independence of national public broadcaster HRT and to repeal her country’s controversial ‘shaming’ law.