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FYROM: Political-motivated violence a threat to journalists

FYROM: Political-motivated violence a threat to journalists

Journalists have been under attack in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Ethnic and political tensions are flaring back up. The ECPMF is following the situation closely.more information

Lashmar on the media and secret intelligence in the UK

Lashmar on the media and secret intelligence in the UK

"The British state has been noted for its penchant for secrecy compared with other liberal democracies and thus has an innate resistance to transparency," says the renowned journalist and scholar in an interview with the ECPMF, conducted in light of a UK proposal to treat leakers like spies.more information

Turkey: Oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council

Turkey: Oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council

ECPMF, PEN International, ARTICLE 19 and 65 organisations are deeply concerned by the continuous deterioration of freedom of expression and media freedom in Turkey following the violent and contemptible coup attempt on 15 July 2016.more information

Alarming: Crackdown on Azeri media at home and abroad

Alarming: Crackdown on Azeri media at home and abroad

"The government is treating independent journalists in Azerbaijan as enemies of the people. We or our relatives are jailed, tortured or killed," Azeri exile behind Meydan TV tells ECPMF, adding that the best response is to keep reporting.more information

#iComment: Sexist abuse a troubling routine for journalists

#iComment: Sexist abuse a troubling routine for journalists

Female journalists suffer a disproportionate amount of online abuse, hate speech and other harassment compared to their male colleagues. It's time to quantify, discuss and more actively combat it.more information



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A safe haven for journalists under threat - APPLY NOW

get help
The ECPMF’s Journalists-in-Residence Programme offers media workers under threat a safe environment to rest, recover and continue their journalistic work. The deadline to apply is 12 May 2017.more information

EU copyright directive: Licensing and remuneration of journalists

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Better contracts, more transparency in payments and a fair share of remuneration for journalists: these are on top of the agenda for the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) in the latest consultation on the EU copyright directive. more information

Mapping Media Freedom: Heartbreaking stories of violence

Threats
The monitoring platform in 2016 verified 1,387 instances of violence, threats and other violations of journalists’ rights in the EU and enlargement countries. The worst offender was Turkey, with at least four deaths and 225 arrests of media workers.more information



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