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28 Jan

Defamation action against Inès Léraud was dropped

The MFRR welcomes the dropping of the defamation action against Inès Léraud but vexatious legal threats continue to threaten media freedom across Europe

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11 Dec

Briefing für politische Entscheidungsträger zu der sich verschlechternden Situation der Pressefreiheit bei Demonstrationen in Deutschland

Während der Corona Proteste in Deutschland hat das ECPMF zahlreiche Verletzungen der Presse- und Medienfreiheit durch Demonstrierende aber auch der Polizei verzeichnet. Die Situation der Pressefreiheit wird durch die Corona Proteste gefährdet, während die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Presse und Polizei verbessert werden muss.

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17 Nov

MFRR condemns the arson attack on the publisher of The Digger and other acts to intimidate those selling the Glasgow-based weekly

MFRR condemns the arson attack on the publisher of The Digger and other acts to intimidate those selling the Glasgow-based weekly

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29 May

MFRR call on the UK Government to act in a transparent manner that respects press and media freedom in the UK

MFRR partners sent this letter to UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson raising their concerns regarding the decline in press freedom in the UK and attempts of the UK Government to restrict media scrutiny of its policies and discredit critical reporting.

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12 May

Attacks against journalists in Germany: facts and trends

A spate of assaults on media workers in Germany shows how the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing a new kind of violence onto the streets and endangering journalists at work.

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6 May

Threats to journalists: The ’new normal’ in Germany

The first month of 2020 shows that journalists continue to face violent attacks against members of their profession. In January alone, media workers were attacked in five different incidents.

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26 Mar

Jailed journalist Mukhtarli starts his battle for justice

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25 Mar

Malta: ECPMF offers legal support to Times of Malta and Manuel Delia

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25 Mar

Turkey: Call for Action to Protect Prisoners from COVID19 Pandemic

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25 Mar

Call for Europe’s leaders to protect free flow of information to tackle COVID-19

We are writing to express our profound concerns about the dangers of governments taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to punish independent and critical media and to introduce restrictions on the access of media to government decision making and action.

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