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Press Freedom under Threat in Austria

Published: March 14, 2012; 19:57 · (Vindobona)

IPI Alarmed at Justice Ministry Attempt to Undermine Confidentiality of Sources.

Press Freedom under Threat in Austria / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI), the world’s oldest global press freedom organisation, with prominent members on every continent, on Monday expressed grave concern at an apparent attempt by Austria’s Justice Ministry to undermine the confidentiality of journalists’ sources.

A law proposed by the Ministry would grant powers to the police and state…

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