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France: codex aims to stop police violence against journalists

France: codex aims to stop police violence against journalists

22.01.2020, ParisWords cannot deflect a blow from a police officer’s baton or soothe away the sting of tear gas. They cannot heal a wound from a Flash-Ball riot control missile. But perhaps they can start a process that will make those painful experiences disappear forever. more information

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of Press Freedom Police Codex in France

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of Press Freedom Police Codex in France

22.01.2020, ParisToday, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and the French Union of Journalists (Le Syndicat national des journalistes SNJ-CGT), launch the Press Freedom Police Codex in Paris, France. more information

Slovakia: Freedom of expression groups welcome start of trial in Ján Kuciak murder

Slovakia: Freedom of expression groups welcome start of trial in Ján Kuciak murder

17.01.2020, LeipzigJOINT STATEMENT: The undersigned international and regional press freedom and journalism groups welcome the start of the murder trial this week against the suspected killers of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová.more information

How to stop SLAPPs – the intentional silencing of critical voices

How to stop SLAPPs – the intentional silencing of critical voices

23.12.2019, LeipzigJudicial harassment of journalists in the European Union is rising as more and more journalists are subjected to Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP). SLAPP's are used to silence them, stop investigative research or squash political dissent.more information

Call for entries: Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020

Call for entries: Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020

Leipzig, 15.01.2020The Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig has opened this year’s Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020 and cordially invites you to nominate candidates for this award, which is endowed with a total of 30,000 euros. more information


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