Author ECPMF
1 Nov

Projektmitarbeiter*in für das Projekt “Perspektiven im Exil”

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28 Oct

ECPMF to host RE:Cover Conference on War Reporting in Ukraine

From 9-11 December 2022, ECPMF will host the RE:Cover, a conference focusing on every aspect of war reporting in Ukraine.

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28 Oct

Italy: Concern about prosecutor’s demand for prison sentence for three journalists in response to their factual reporting

The undersigned media freedom and journalist associations today express shared concern over an Italian prosecutor’s request for a six-month prison sentence in a case of defamation through the press involving three journalists.

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25 Oct

Netherlands: Press freedom groups concerned about video with hostile rhetoric by Dutch politician against reporter

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and its partners express today their concerns about hostile rhetoric used against independent journalists by Dutch political party Forum for Democracy (FvD). Such problematic language creates an intimidating climate for public interest journalism, normalises both online and physical targeting of the press, and can lead to self-censorship amongst the journalistic community. We urge the FvD to put an end to its dangerous smear campaign against independent media.

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21 Oct

The European Anti-SLAPP Conference – Photo Gallery

On 20 October 2022, years of work to shine a light on the issue of SLAPPs in Europe reached a new high point as we hosted the first ever European Anti-SLAPP Conference together with the CASE Coalition. You can now explore the conference photo gallery here.

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21 Oct

Greece: SLAPP award winner Grigoris Dimitriadis urged to drop defamation lawsuits

The undersigned international media freedom and journalists organisations wrote to Grigoris Dimitriadis to express our shared concern about defamation claims filed against investigative journalists and media outlets following your resignation from the role of general secretary in the office of the Greek Prime Minister in August 2022.

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20 Oct

Anti-SLAPP Declaration and Call to Action

To mark the first ever European Anti-SLAPP Conference, CASE calls on governments across Europe to take immediate legislative and practical action to protect journalists and other public watchdogs from SLAPPs.

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16 Oct

Malta: Civil society denounces government’s lack of ambition and transparency in press freedom reforms and renews calls for full justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Five years ago, investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia was brutally assassinated in a car bomb attack in Malta. Our thoughts are with her family, friends and colleagues. Together with them, we continue to fight for justice.

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14 Oct

Malta: Court sentences hitmen to 40 years each for role in assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Following a guilty plea, the Criminal Court today sentenced brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio to 40 years each for their role as hitmen in the assassination of Malta’s leading investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia.

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14 Oct

Voices of Ukraine – ECPMF launches new Ukraine media support programme

To support the protection of journalists, the German government has announced the establishment of the “Hannah Arendt Initiative”, developed with the support of ECPMF and other civil society organisations. At the same time, ECPMF launches the new programme “Voices of Ukraine”.

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