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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

Outcry over Die Welt journalist's Turkey arrest

Outcry over Die Welt journalist's Turkey arrest

Deniz Yücel's reporting on a Turkish minister's hacked e-mails has led to his detention on charges of “spreading propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting the public to violence.” Protests are flaring up in Germany.more information

ECtHR rules in favour of journalists expelled from Macedonian parliament

ECtHR rules in favour of journalists expelled from Macedonian parliament

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that forcibly removing journalists from the Macedonian parliament while they were covering a debate violated their freedom of expression. more information

ECPMF assists Albanian journalist facing €110,000 in damages for social media post

ECPMF assists Albanian journalist facing €110,000 in damages for social media post

In the latest instance of persecution against his media work in Albania, Artan Rama has been hit with a civil lawsuit demanding that he pay thousands of euros over a text published on his news programme’s Facebook page.more information



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LuxLeaks' Deltour gets part of sentence reduced in court appeal

Legal
The outcome of Antoine Deltour's appeal has both pleased and disappointed his supporters. The ECPMF had contributed €1,000 to the French whistleblower's case and continues to follow it.more information

Croatia: Petition aims to close down Serb minority publication

Threats
Right-wing group “In the Name of the Family (INF)” has started a petition aiming to close down Novosti, a widely-read magazine in Croatia receiving a state subsidy to serve the Serbian ethnic minority.more information

Journalists' play in Dresden promotes dialogue with Pegida supporters

ECPMF
German journalists under attack from right wing populist groups are fighting back – with words as their weapons. Reporters in Dresden put on a stage play to try to restore locals' trust in journalistic work.more information



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