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Court decides police were wrong to refuse journalist accreditation for political event

Court decides police were wrong to refuse journalist accreditation for political event

16.04.2019, LondonThe High Court in London has ruled that police wrongly classed a political reporter as a security risk because he was present when activists released cockroaches and locusts into a restaurant. more information

Serbia: conference on impunity for crimes against journalists aims to calm protests and achieve justice

Serbia: conference on impunity for crimes against journalists aims to calm protests and achieve justice

10.04.2019, LeipzigThe conference on 23. April 2019, aims to give journalists, media professionals and human rights activists an opportunity to discuss growing threats against the free press in Serbia. The speakers include ECPMF board member Ljiljana Smajlovic and the Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.more information

Joint statement: Lengthy judicial harassment in Turkey must stop

Joint statement: Lengthy judicial harassment in Turkey must stop

12.04.2019, LeipzigWe offer our support and solidarity to our colleagues Önderoğlu, Korur Fincancı and Nesin, who have been subjected to a trial lasting almost three years, and we call on the Turkish government to cease such oppression of journalists, academics and writers.more information

Twenty years after the murder of Serbian journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, the trial ends

Twenty years after the murder of Serbian journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, the trial ends

04.04.2019, LeipzigIt is Easter Sunday, 1999. The NATO bombs started falling on Serbia a month ago. Slavko Ćuruvija and his partner return home from Easter lunch. In front of their home two masked men approach Ćuruvija and shoot him dead.more information

Urgent message to Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Prime Minister Ana Brnabič

Urgent message to Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Prime Minister Ana Brnabič

05.04.2019, LeipzigWe urge the Serbian authorities to defend the rights of journalists, editors and broadcasters to do their jobs without intimidation.We call on the protestors in Belgrade and other towns to respect the right of all journalists to do their jobs.more information

Guilty verdicts in long-running trial of four men for the assassination of publisher Slavko Curuvija

Guilty verdicts in long-running trial of four men for the assassination of publisher Slavko Curuvija

05.04.0219, BelgradeA court in the Serbian capital Belgrade has convicted three men of the 1999 assassination of the journalist, editor and publisher Slavko Curuvija. A fourth man, who is still at large, was also convicted in his absentia. Together they must serve jail terms totalling 100 years.more information



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