Category ECPMF
18 Mar

Endlich frei: Investigativer Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli aus dem Gefängnis in Aserbaidschan entlassen

Der investigative Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli wurde nach drei Jahren willkürlicher Inhaftierung aus dem Gefängnis 16 in Aserbaidschan entlassen.

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17 Mar

Free at last: Investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarlì freed from prison in Azerbaijan

Investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli has been released from Prison 16 in Azerbaijan after three years of arbitrary detention. His release comes after a court pronounced him free on Tuesday afternoon. On 12 January 2018, Mukhtarli was sentenced to six years in prison by the Belakani District Court of Azerbaijan.

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11 Mar

Feindbild Journalist IV: Bedrohung als Normalzustand

Der erste Monat des Jahres 2020 zeigt, dass Journalistinnen und Journalisten weiterhin mit Gewalt gegen ihren Berufsstand rechnen müssen. In fünf Fällen wurden Medienschaffende allein im Januar angegriffen.

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4 Mar

IJ4EU relaunches: 1 million euros for investigative journalism in Europe

The Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) fund will distribute 1 million euros to cross-border investigative journalism projects in EU member states and candidate countries in 2020, the organisations managing the fund announced today.

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2 Mar

Rapid response mechanism marks a new start for press freedom

ECPMF and partners start Rapid Response Mechanism to support journalists under threat/ European Commission Co-funds the programme with 1.4 Million Euro

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22 Jan

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of Press Freedom Police Codex in France

22.01.2020 French version below/Français ci-dessous  ECPMF and the French Union of Journalists (SNJ-CGT) launch the Press Freedom Police Codex in France Paris, 22 January 2020 – Today, the European Centre […]

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1 Jan

A look back at 2019 – ECPMF

01.01.2020 Busy, busy – we have spent 2019 in a hive of activity and built some new features into our ongoing work. Tragically, journalists in Europe continued to suffer in […]

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19 Dec

Albanian authorities pursue highly problematic media laws despite public outcry

We, the undersigned organisations, call on the Albanian parliament not to approve the draft media laws known as the “defamation package.” Should the draft laws enter into force, they would […]

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10 Jul

Greece: New Democracy – New Press Freedom?

By Renata Rat – 10.07.2019 Greece’s newly-elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been sworn in. From a far-left to a conservative government in the crisis-ridden country – what does it […]

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10 Apr

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

By Renata Rat – 10.04.2019 The Journalists’ Association of Serbia (UNS) and Serbian public broadcaster Radio Televizija Srbije (RTS) are organising an international conference to commemorate the bombing of RTS […]

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