Press Freedom


South Sudan leaders accused of media crackdown

Conflict has eroded relatively free environment in world’s newest nation[more]


Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir victim of attempted murder

Government creates judicial commission to investigate the attack[more]


South African journalists: From joy to jitters

The optimism seen in 1994 has become clouded with pessimism for the future of press freedom [more]

World Congress News


World Press Freedom Hero urges Iran to free journalists

Mashallah Shamsolvaezin says his country currently holds 48 in prison [more]


IPI members call for court review of South African bill

General Assembly delegates unanimously adopt resolution criticising 'secrecy' legislation[more]


Expert says colonial-era defamation laws persist in Africa

In an interview with IPI, South Africa's Justine Limpitlaw pushes campaign to decriminalise defamation and insult laws[more]