Category Press release
25 Jun

To go where it hurts – Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020

Khadija Ismayilova and Benjamin Best are awarded this year's “Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media” by the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig

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25 Jun

Dahin gehen, wo es weh tut – Preis für die Freiheit und Zukunft der Medien 2020

Khadija Ismayilova und Benjamin Best werden von der Leipziger Medienstiftung mit dem diesjährigen dem „Preis fürdie Freiheit und Zukunft der Medien“ ausgezeichnet

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6 May

Media freedom made in Scandinavia – examples of best practice

ECPMF and partners launch the promising final report on the fact-finding mission "Best Practice" to Denmark in Sweden, conducted in December 2019.

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6 May

Press Freedom Police Codex

The Press Freedom Police Codex formulates in eight clauses how the police and journalists can work amicably together. The clauses are based on research into areas of conflict between the two professions from all over Europe. It addresses issues of police violence, surveillance, accreditation, protection of sources and confiscation of journalistic materials.

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5 May

IJ4EU fund opens new calls for cross-border investigative journalism

The IJ4EU fund today, May 5, opened two new calls for cross-border investigative journalism projects in the EU and EU candidate countries.

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28 Apr

Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal

Launch of the 2020 Annual Report by the partner organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists

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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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