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More children, fewer media - Viktor Orbán's plan for Hungary

More children, fewer media - Viktor Orbán's plan for Hungary

14.02.3019, BudapestHungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán continues to defy the European Union’s attempts to curb the political takeover of independent media in the country.more information

Resolution on ineffective legal remedy for Turkey's journalists

Resolution on ineffective legal remedy for Turkey's journalists

14.02.2019, LeipzigThe lack of visible improvements in freedom of the media in Turkey is of great concern. Mass arrests, detention and sentencing of journalists continue to be used as methods to stifle dissenting voices.more information

Making whistleblowing work for Europe: recommended steps for legislature

Making whistleblowing work for Europe: recommended steps for legislature

12.02.2019, LEIPZIGThe EU is poised to adopt a new directive to protect whistleblowers across Europe. It could have a huge impact in legitimising whistleblowing as serving the public interest.more information

Slovakia:

Slovakia: "right of reply" legislative proposal raises concerns for press freedom

07.02.2019, LEIPZIGThe ECPMF joins IPI and OSCE's Harlem Désir in urging Slovak lawmakers to reject the "right of reply" for politicians. We endorse their criticism and fear for the freedom and safety of journalists in Slovakia.more information

What we need for investigative journalism to survive and thrive today

What we need for investigative journalism to survive and thrive today

05.02.2019, LEIPZIGThe establishment of the IJ4EU grant was a great initiative by the European Parliament and the European Commission to support investigative journalism. But a lot remains to be donemore information

Football Leaks whistleblower:

Football Leaks whistleblower: "This story has its origins in a love for football"

06.02.2019, GERMANYLast week, 30-year-old Portuguese national Rui Pinto was arrested in Budapest following the release of a European arrest warrant by the Portuguese law enforcement authorities.more information

Police plan to drop guard on Italian investigative reporter despite mafia threats

Police plan to drop guard on Italian investigative reporter despite mafia threats

06.02.2019, ROMEThe Italian government is under pressure to reverse the decision to revoke the armed escort granted to well-known journalist Sandro Ruotolo, to protect him from Camorra. more information


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